Quincy in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Spanish Creek Mines
Erected 1997 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 • Natural Resources. In addition, it is included in the Beckwourth Trail, and the E Clampus Vitus series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 39° 56.962′ N, 121° 2.166′ W. Marker is in Quincy, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Bucks Lake Road (County Route 119) and Snake Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quincy CA 95971, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish Ranch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Meadow Valley Historical Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 4.3 miles away); Feather Publishing Co. (approx. 4.7 miles away); Plumas County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Forest Stationers (approx. 4.7 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Goodwin Law Office (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
Also see . . . Upper Spanish Creek - California Gold. Over the years a lot of gold has been recovered in Plumas County California. At the time of the gold discovery at Sutter’s Mill, Plumas County was largely a unexplored area by most white men, but Peter Lassen (whom Lassen County is named after ) had pioneered the Lassen Trail across northern Plumas in 1847. (Submitted on June 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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