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Near Chester in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Baccala Ranch

 
 
Baccala Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
1. Baccala Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Baccala Ranch located here in Soldier Meadows was homesteaded in 1858 by Baptiste Baccala. A dairy where butter and cheese were produced from 1882 – 1915, and the ranch, are still intact and owned by the Italian – Swiss Family Baccala.
 
Erected 1987 by E Clampus Vitus, Pair-O-Dice Chapter No. 7-11 & S.E.A.R.C.H.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 40° 13.528′ N, 121° 17.36′ W. Marker is near Chester, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Forest Service Road 28N36, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester CA 96020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedar Chalet Bakery (approx. 3.9 miles away); "Dinky" (approx. 5.9 miles away); 1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849 (approx. 6 miles away); Soda Spring (approx. 6.2 miles away); Humbug Valley (approx. 6.3 miles
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away); Tasman Koyom (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dave Stratford 1945 – 2001 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Chester Veterans Memorial Plaza (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
More about this marker. To get to the Baccala Ranch from Lake Almanor, take Humboldt Road (County Road 309) west, then take a (signed) Forest Service road north to Soldiers Meadows campground. Continue approximately one mile beyond the campground.
 
Baccala Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
2. Baccala Ranch Marker
Baccala Ranch image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
3. Baccala Ranch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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