Marysville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
These pumps with a capacity to pump 18,265 gallons per minute, helped to keep Marysville dry during the Great Floods of 1955.
Dedicated the 4th Day of April, 1990
The Rotary Club of Marysville
Erected 1990 by The Rotary Club of Marysville.
Location. 39° 8.827′ N, 121° 35.344′ W. Marker is in Marysville, California, in Yuba County. Marker can be reached from 11th Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at Ellis Lake in Marysville off of “D” and Eleventh Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Marysville CA 95901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ellis Lake (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Yuba County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); José Manuel Ramírez Rosales (approx. half a mile away); Yuba County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Marysville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historical Monument of Macy’s Mission Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Mecklenberg (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marysville.
Also see . . . The Big Flood, California 1955. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,347 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.