Near Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1966 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the California Heritage Council, Butte County Historical Society, Schoolmates Club and Mr. James Lenhoff. (Marker Number 807.)
Location. 39° 35.55′ N, 121° 31.729′ W. Marker is near Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is at the intersection of Oregon Gulch Road and Oregon City Trail, on the left when traveling south on Oregon Gulch Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Oregon Gulch Road, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oregon City Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morris Ravine School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Long's Bar (approx. 3½ miles away); Cherokee Oroville Dam (approx. 4 miles away); Pioneer Miners Of Thompson Flat District (approx. 4.2 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Autumn Harvest (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
Also see . . . Oregon City School - Butte County Historical Society. Oregon City was the camp of men arriving from Oregon during the earliest days of the California Gold Rush. The gulch in which they staked their claims was also named for their most recent home. (Submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 66 times this year. Last updated on December 22, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.