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Spring Garden in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Spring Garden

 
 
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
1. Spring Garden Marker
Inscription.  The 1851 Spring Garden Ranch sat on the Beckwourth Trail one mile west. About 1900 the town grew on the present site. At one time there were 500 people here.

Located on the railroad, it served mines, mills and ranches for many years.
 
Erected 1995 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 39° 53.633′ N, 120° 47.194′ W. Marker is in Spring Garden, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Spring Garden Depot Road. Spring Garden Depot Road is a frontage road that parallels Highway 70/89 on the west side. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 180 Spring Garden Depot Road, Quincy CA 95971, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beckwourth Trail – Greenhorn Creek Canyon (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sloat Towne Hall (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sloat Mill Site
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
2. Spring Garden Marker
The marker is shaded in this view. It is mounted on the front wall of the building to the left of the entrance door.
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Twenty Mile House (approx. 5.7 miles away); Jackson, Ross, Tefft and Dempsey Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Vardanega Spring (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mt. Ingalls Lookout (approx. 7˝ miles away); Plumas County’s First School House (approx. 7˝ miles away).
 
Spring Garden Store image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
3. Spring Garden Store
Spring Garden Store image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
4. Spring Garden Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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