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

Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley

 
 
Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley Marker
Inscription.  “... camped in order to cut some grass to feed along the road ahead, and also on account of P. Linthicum who was still very sick; not expected to live.” – John Dalton, Sep. 3, 1852
 
Erected 1993 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number B-34.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Beckwourth Trail, the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 39° 52.533′ N, 121° 10.489′ W. Marker is near Meadow Valley, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road. This marker is located at the Grizzly Creek Campground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meadow Valley CA 95956, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beckwourth Trail – Rich Valley (here, next to this marker); Bucks Ranch Hotel and Store (approx. Ό mile away); Beckwourth Trail – Grizzly Creek (approx. 2.7 miles away); P. Linthiouh (approx. 2.9 miles away);
Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley Marker
Meadow Valley Historical Site (approx. 7.1 miles away); Spanish Ranch (approx. 8.1 miles away); Spanish Creek Mines (approx. 9 miles away); Rich Bar (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadow Valley.
 
More about this marker. Trails West Inc. has placed over 50 markers on the Beckwourth Trail between Sparks, Nevada and Lake Oroville, California, 31 of which are located in Plumas County. They have also placed over 400 markers on the California, Applegate, Lassen and Nobles' Emigrant Trails.
 
Also see . . .  Trails West Inc. Photo Tour. Follow the historic Beckwourth Trail with a photo tour of 50 official T markers documenting notable segments along the trail. (Submitted on February 9, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 30, 2020