Greenville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M.
Dedicated in the spirit of brotherhood, June 1971 by the Las Plumas Del Oro Chapter of E Clampus Vitus in recognition of the building’s long use by, and importance to, the fraternal orders of Indian Valley.
Erected 1971 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 7, 1971.
Location. 40° 8.354′ N, 120° 57.097′ W. Marker is in Greenville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Mill Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Main Street, Greenville CA 95947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Bransford & McIntyre Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bransford & McIntyre Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Lassen (approx. 3.9 miles away); Seneca (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 7.3 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Taylorville General Store (approx. 7.4 miles away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Regarding Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M.. Erected by McBeth and Compton in 1878, this brick building was a warehouse for their store. It survived the great fire of 1881 undamaged. The structure had several different owners in later years and, as a warehouse, it served a number of town businesses. By 1890 the upper floor was the Odd Fellows Hall. About 1913 the Sincerity Lodge 132 bought the building for $3,300. It has been used by various organizations and civic groups ever since.
Greenville Walking Tour
Also see . . . Greenville Walking Tour - Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce. Mountain Maidu Indians had been living in Indian Valley for centuries when Anglo settlers arrived in the 1850's. The first house built in Greenville in 1861 was (Submitted on June 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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