Redding in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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Erected 1931 by The California Highway Commission.
Location. 40° 30.385′ N, 122° 22.807′ W. Marker is in Redding, California, in Shasta County. Marker is at the intersection of Redding Rancheria Road and Canyon Road, on the right when traveling south on Redding Rancheria Road. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Win River Casino. Marker is in this post office area: Redding CA 96001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. California – Oregon Road (approx. 4 miles away); Native Americans in the Clear Creek Watershed (approx. 4.7 miles away); Gold Fever in Clear Creek (approx. 4.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial Hall (approx. 5.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building Memorial Cascade Theater (approx. 5.3 miles away); Japanese Attack World War II Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Grove (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
Regarding Clear Creek. This site has been designated at California Registered Historical Landmark No. 78:
Statement of Significance:
"Five miles up the creek, at Reading's Bar, is the site of the discovery of gold by Major Pierson B. Reading and his Indian laborers in 1848."
See all Major Pierson Barton Reading markers for additional information
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,581 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on November 21, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.