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

Old Paradise

 
 
Old Paradise Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
1. Old Paradise Marker
Inscription.  On these 4 corners was the Old Town of Paradise, known in the 1860’s as Leonard’s Mill. Just north was the mill, hotel and stage stop. To the N.E. was a turpentine distillery. To the east was the school. The Paradise post office was established and a Sunday school organized in 1877. Church was held in the Good Templars Lodge Hall on S.W. corner in 1882 next to a grocery store and doctor’s office. First Church built to the S.E. in 1869. Here was a blacksmith and wagon shop and saloon. Old Town waned after it was bypassed by the railroad in 1909.
 
Erected 1969 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Centenial Parlor No. 295.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
 
Location. 39° 45.595′ N, 121° 36.384′ W. Marker is in Paradise, California, in Butte County. Marker is at the intersection of Clark Road and Elliott Road, on the right when traveling north on Clark Road.
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Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6002 Clark Road, Paradise CA 95969, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paradise Pioneers (approx. 0.7 miles away); PFC. Steven J. Walberg-Riotto (approx. one mile away); Paradise Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Town of Paradise Memorial Trailway (approx. one mile away); Old Paradise Depot (approx. one mile away); Centerville School (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Dogtown Nugget (approx. 3.4 miles away); Centerville Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paradise.
 
Old Paradise Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
2. Old Paradise Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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