Cromberg in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Twenty Mile House
on Quincy-Reno Road
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Restored 1945-47 by
Matthew E and Grace R. Magill
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Present home of
XNGH Henry E. Magill
Erected 1969 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 39° 51.082′ N, 120° 41.669′ W. Marker is in Cromberg, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from Old Cromberg (Cemetery) Road. Continue down Old Cromberg Road past the cemetery. The marker is located on front (back) of the house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Old Cromberg Road, Blairsden-Graeagle CA 96103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson, Ross, Tefft and Dempsey Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vardanega Spring (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sloat Mill Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sloat Towne HallJamison City, Eureka Mine and Mill, Johnstown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Spring Garden (approx. 5.7 miles away); Longboard Ski Races (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Jamison City, Eureka Mine and Mill, Johnstown (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cromberg.
Also see . . . Twenty Mile House - History. The Twenty Mile House built in 1854 was originally a trading post for local gold miners and a stopping place for teamsters on the Reno-Quincy run. It gained the name Twenty Mile House, as its placement was 20 miles west of Beckworth and 20 miles east of Quincy. A stagecoach could travel 20 miles and the Twenty Mile House “soon went from just a stagecoach stop between settlements, to the center of Cromberg. (Submitted on June 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.