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Near Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Oregon City Cemetery

 
 
Oregon City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 15, 2012
1. Oregon City Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In 1864 the Strang family moved to Oregon City. The institution date of the Oregon City Cemetery is unknown, the oldest grave is believed to be August 16, 1878. William H. Strang granted to the inhabitants of Oregon City and vicinity this piece of property for the use and purpose of a public cemetery, and not other wise on May 24, 1899. Deceased directors were: Joseph Enos Stang, Anita Cole, Floyd Strang, Lemul Castle, and Marian Blake. Present Board of Directors are Roland “Bud” Strang, Rosalie Miland, Laurie Sousa, Gertrude Nisbet Bartley, and Raymond Sousa Dedicated September 7, 2003 By the Native Sons of the Golden West, Richard S. Kimball, Grand President.
 
Erected 2003 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Grand Council.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
 
Location. 39° 35.404′ N, 121° 31.578′ W. Marker is near Oroville, California, in Butte
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County. Marker is on Oregon Gulch Road. This cemetery and marker are found on an unsigned, sided road which takes off to the left (east) about 0.1 miles south of the Oregon Gulch Road-Oregon City Trail intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oroville CA 95965, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oregon City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morris Ravine School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Long's Bar (approx. 3.4 miles away); Oroville Dam (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cherokee (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pioneer Miners Of Thompson Flat District (approx. 4 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Autumn Harvest (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
 
Oregon City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 15, 2012
2. Oregon City Cemetery Marker
Oregon City Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 15, 2012
3. Oregon City Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 769 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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