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Claude Chana

 
 
Claude Chana Marker (on lower base of statue) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
1. Claude Chana Marker (on lower base of statue)
Inscription.  Adventurer and first fruit rancher in Placer County. In 1848 he found gold in the Auburn Ravine, which led to the settlement of a mining camp that later became Auburn.

Lord Sholto Douglas Ch. 3
E Clampus Vitus
1975.
 
Erected 1975 by Lord Sholto Douglas Chapter 3, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 38° 53.769′ N, 121° 4.754′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Park Street, on the right on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn CA 95603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of Auburn (a few steps from this marker); Historical Auburn Fire House (within shouting distance of this marker); Placer County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Wells Fargo Express Office – 1852
Sculpturer's Plaque (Below Gold Pan) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
2. Sculpturer's Plaque (Below Gold Pan)
Claude Chana
1811 - 1882
Sculptured by Dr. Kenneth H. Fox
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Feldberg – L. Newman, Clothing (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Sculpture of Claude Chana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
3. Sculpture of Claude Chana
The marker is on the base, but was cut off in the photo.
Side view of sculpture with Auburn Capitol in Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
4. Side view of sculpture with Auburn Capitol in Background
Claude Chana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
5. Claude Chana Marker
Auburn started when Claude Chana found gold near here.
May 16, 1848
Placer County Historical Society
Claude Chana Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
6. Claude Chana Statue and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 3,559 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   6. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022