Near Beckwourth in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jim Beckwourth Trading Post
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 & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
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. 2.2 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.)
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 759 times since then and 72 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.