La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Dedicated to all those hardy souls who pioneered this part of Plumas County.
Erected 1970 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
Location. 39° 41.048′ N, 120° 59.317′ W. Marker is in La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Mooreville Road on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2140 Main Street, Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lotta Crabtree (a few steps from this marker); Emigrant Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Union Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Rabbit Creek House (approx. ¼ mile away); John Conly & Co. Bankers Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank D. Everts (approx. ¼ mile away); Fuller & Buell (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Also see . . . La Porte - Gold Districts of California. The streams were placer-mined early in the gold rush and were reported to have had very rich yields. The town, first known as Rabbit Creek, was renamed in 1857 after La Porte, Indiana. (Submitted on June 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on June 27, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.