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

The American

 
 
The American Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
1. The American Marker
Inscription.  
Site of First Theater in Oroville
The American
(Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976)

 
Erected by Oroville Heritage Council.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
 
Location. 39° 30.842′ N, 121° 33.351′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Montgomery Street (Business California Route 70) just west of Myers Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1998 Montgomery Street, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Banking Institution in Ophir (a few steps from this marker); First Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Oroville Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Boehme & Heep Saloon (within shouting
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distance of this marker); First Liberty Pole In The West (within shouting distance of this marker); Gardella-Reece Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edison Building (about 400 feet away); Gray Nurse Hardware (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
 
The American Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
2. The American Marker
The marker is embedded in the sidewalk and is visible in the shadows near the bottom of this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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