Cedarville in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Cressler - Bonner Trading Post
California Historical Landmark No. 14
Purchased by William T. Cressler and John H. Bonner in 1867, the building was used as a trading post and general store until larger quarters were built in 1874.
The mercantile, banking and ranching firm of Cressler and Bonner played a major roll in the settlement and development of Surprise Valley and Modoc County.
The land for Cedarville Park was donated to Modoc County by descendants of Mr. Gressler in 1957 and the building was reconstructed in 1977 with funds provided by The State Recreational Bond Act of 1974. (Marker Number 14.)
Location. 41° 31.736′ N, 120° 10.43′ W. Marker is in Cedarville, California, in Modoc County. Marker can be reached from Center Street south of Townsend Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is located next to the building which is located at Cedarville Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cedarville CA 96104, United States of America.
Regarding Cressler - Bonner Trading Post. The Registered California Historical Landmark description is:
Cressler and Bonner Trading Post, 1865
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