Taylorsville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jobe Terrill Taylor, founder of Taylorsville; Abbie Fort, African-American beekeeper and land owner; Dennis & Jerome Chapman, discoverers of copper at Coppertown; Robert & Angeline Flournoy, Genesee Valley Ranchers; Lewis Stark, founder of Elizabethtown; the Young Bros., Early Taylorsville merchants.
To the north is a Maidu Cemetery, site of an early village. These peaceful people inhabited this valley prior to Taylor’s arrival.
Dedicated to the memory of the Maidu Indians and the Pioneers of Indian Valley.
Erected 1999 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8 & Robert Meacher, Supervisor District 2.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 40° 4.464′ N, 120° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylorsville CA 95983, 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. Taylorville General Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Lassen (approx. 5.7 miles away); Oakland Camp (approx. 7.2 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 7.6 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 7.6 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Warehouse (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylorsville.
Also see . . . Abbie Fort - Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on July 3, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the grave sites of the people named on the marker. • Photo of the Maidu Cemetery. • Can you help?