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Willows in Glenn County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kanawha

 
 
Kanawha Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2015
1. Kanawha Marker
Inscription.  
Settled by Granville Swift
1840
Named by Levi Welch
Post Office 1871-1879
Dedicated to all Pioneers

 
Erected 1965 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Berryessa Parlor No. 192.
 
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, and the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series lists.
 
Location. 39° 31.452′ N, 122° 18.318′ W. Marker is in Willows, California, in Glenn County. Marker is on California Route 162 near Road B, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5280 California Highway 162, Willows CA 95988, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birth of the Air Tanker Program (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is west of where California Highway 162 crosses the Tehama-Colusa Canal.
 
Kanawha Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2015
2. Kanawha Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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