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

Belden

 
 
Belden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
1. Belden Marker
Inscription.  Named after Susan Lee Belden, Maidu Indian, widow of Charles Belden, miner and settler. In the early 1900’s already a thriving township with a stop on the Western Pacific R.R., Belden became a popular resort for Bay Area fishermen. Today Belden is a pleasant pause for travelers enjoying the scenic Feather River Highway.
 
Erected 2002 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 40° 0.355′ N, 121° 15.049′ W. Marker is near Belden, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Belden Town Road. 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pacific Crest Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Feather River Highway (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eby Stamp Mill (about 500 feet away); Rich Bar
Belden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
2. Belden Marker
The marker is to the right of the door.
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Tasman Koyom (approx. 9.4 miles away); Humbug Valley (approx. 9.4 miles away); Soda Spring (approx. 9.4 miles away); Bucks Ranch Hotel and Store (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belden.
 
More about this marker. Belden is approximately 28 miles west of Quincy via Highway 70. Belden is south of Highway 70, across the Feather River. Access to Belden is over the Belden Town Road Bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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