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Near Beckwourth in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Jim Beckwourth Trading Post

 
 
Jim Beckwourth Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. Jim Beckwourth Trading Post Marker
Inscription.  
Established 1852

 
Erected 1964 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 39° 49.329′ N, 120° 25.298′ W. Marker is near Beckwourth, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from Rocky Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2045 Rocky Point Road, Beckwourth CA 96129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James P. Beckwourth (a few steps from this marker); Beckwourth Trail – The Road Forks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sierra Valley History (approx. 0.4 miles away); Step Back In Time (approx. 0.4 miles away); James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post (approx. half a mile away); Hope Lodge No. 234 F & AM (approx.
Jim Beckwourth Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. Jim Beckwourth Trading Post Marker
The marker is to the left of the left window.
2.2 miles away); Beckwourth Trail - Head Waters of Feather River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Plumas County Honor Roll World War Two and Korea and Vietnam (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckwourth.
 
Also see . . .  James Pierson Beckwourth - Find a Grave. In 1850 in the Sierra Nevada, Beckwourth found an important and safer pass that led pioneers and gold seekers to the fields of California (now called "Beckwourth Pass"). There he built a ranch and trading post. (Submitted on June 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Jim Beckwourth Trading Post image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
3. Jim Beckwourth Trading Post
Jim Beckwourth Trading Post Outbuildings image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
4. Jim Beckwourth Trading Post Outbuildings
 
 
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 564 times since then and 33 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.
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