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Near Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pioneers of Deadwood

 
 
Pioneers of Deadwood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
1. Pioneers of Deadwood Marker
Inscription.  Native Sons of the Golden West are proud to donate this plaque to commemorate the

Pioneers of Deadwood
Placer County,
California

Those gold seekers developed a mining community here along the El Dorado Trail which also served such other early communities as Michigan Bluff, El Dorado Canyon and Last Chance. Here rest some of the earliest members of well known Placer County families. Many of those descendants were in attendance here today.

Erected by Parlor #59 NSGW
May 17, 1937

 
Erected 1937 by the Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
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. 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 1814.
 
Location. 39° 4.883′ N, 120° 41.376′ W. Marker is near Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker can be reached from Deadwood Road. To reach the marker, travel approximately 7.5 miles down Deadwood Road, a graded dirt road that is 2WD accessible. At the end of the road, walk up the path, beneath the sign, to the old cemetery location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michigan Bluff to Last Chance (approx. 3.7 miles away); Michigan Bluff (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 7.7 miles away); Foresthill School Bell (approx. 7.8 miles away); Foresthill Protestant Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foresthill.
 
More about this marker. The writing on
Secondary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
2. Secondary Marker
Deadwood Cemetery
Restored by Drucilla Barner Foundation
Rest in Peace
the marker is extremely worn and barely readable.
 
Also see . . .  Deadwood, Placer County, California. (Submitted on November 12, 2006.)
 
Deadwood Cemetery Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
3. Deadwood Cemetery Entrance Sign
Pioneers of Deadwood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
4. Pioneers of Deadwood Marker
Pioneers of Deadwood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
5. Pioneers of Deadwood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,774 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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