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Westwood in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Westwood

 
 
Westwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
1. Westwood Marker
Inscription.  
A “Company Town” for 44 years

Est. 1912 by T.B. Walker family,
founders of Red River Lumber Co.

1944-1956 Fruit Growers Supply Co.

 
Erected 1982 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 40° 18.111′ N, 121° 0.098′ W. Marker is in Westwood, California, in Lassen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 3rd Street (County Route A21) and Birch Street, on the right when traveling east. This marker is to the left of the Westwood Community Center entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 3rd Street, Westwood CA 96137, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lassen Trail - Westwood (a few steps from this marker); Westwood Firehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Bunyan (within shouting distance of this marker);
Westwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
2. Westwood Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance.
Red River Bakery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boardinghouses (about 700 feet away); Westwood Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westwood Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chuck’s Railroad Room (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westwood.
 
Westwood Community and Civic Center image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
3. Westwood Community and Civic Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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