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Blairsden-Graeagle in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Johnsville Firehouse

 
 
Johnsville Firehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. Johnsville Firehouse Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1908
Restored as a memorial to Jackie Yonge by Trigg Yonge and ECN with the aid of funds donated by friends of Jackie.
 
Erected 1967 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° 45.62′ N, 120° 41.738′ W. Marker is in Blairsden-Graeagle, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from Main Street/Johnsville Road (County Highway A14), on the left when traveling north. This marker is locate in Johnsville, a conclave inside Eureka-Plumas State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5431 Main Street/Johnsville Road, Blairsden-Graeagle CA 96103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Ski Area of America (approx. ¼ mile away); Winter in the Sierra (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thar’s Gold in Them Hills! (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emigrant Trail (approx.
Johnsville Firehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. Johnsville Firehouse Marker
The marker is mounted between the door and the window.
0.4 miles away); Longboard Ski Races (approx. half a mile away); Jamison City, Eureka Mine and Mill, Johnstown (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Jamison City, Eureka Mine and Mill, Johnstown (approx. 4.4 miles away); Twenty Mile House (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blairsden-Graeagle.
 
Also see . . .  Johnsville District - Western Mining History. Johnsville was named for William Johns, manager of the Plumas-Eureka mine. There was intermittent activity in the district from the period of World War I until around 1943. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Johnsville Firehouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
3. Johnsville Firehouse
Johnsville Hotel - 1908 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
4. Johnsville Hotel - 1908
Johnsville Hotel - 1908 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
5. Johnsville Hotel - 1908
Johnsville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
6. Johnsville Cemetery
Johnsville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
7. Johnsville Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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