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

First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley

 
 
First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
1. First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the first permanent residence in Indian Valley. Built by Jobe T. Taylor in February 1852.
This maker made from the millstones brought around Cape Horn in 1856 for the first flour mill in the Pacific Northwest, located in Taylorville, Plumas County, California.

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Erected by Plumas Parlor No. 228 N.S.G.W. Nov. 6, 1938

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Chimney
 
Erected 1938 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Plumas Parlor No. 228.
 
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 month for this entry is February 1852.
 
Location. 40° 4.516′ N, 120° 50.518′ W. Marker is in Taylorsville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Arlington Road (Main Street) near Anne Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylorsville CA 95983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); Taylorville General Store (about 500 feet away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Lassen (approx. 5˝ miles away); Oakland Camp (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 7.3 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 7.3 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Warehouse (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylorsville.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in front of the Jobe T. Taylor Elementary School.
 
First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
2. First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley Marker
First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
3. First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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