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Near Helena in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bagdad

 
 
Bagdad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, June 1, 2010
1. Bagdad Marker
Inscription. On this site once stood the town of "Bagdad"

Founded in the year of 1850
by pioneers Craven Lee and David Weed
Peak of population five hundred

Monument erected August 9, 1953 by
Mt. Bally Parlor No. 87 N.S.G.W.
Eltapome Parlor No. 55 N.D.G.W.

 
Erected 1953 by Native Sons of the Golden West and National Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 40° 46.25′ N, 123° 7.517′ W. Marker is near Helena, California, in Trinity County. Marker is on State Highway 299, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City CA 96048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bagdad – North Fork – Helena (approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Junction City Centennial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Big Flat – Big Bar (approx. 5.2 miles away); Site of Caņon City (approx. 5.6 miles away); The La Grange Mine

Bagdad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, June 1, 2010
2. Bagdad Marker
(approx. 7.1 miles away); Moving Mountains... (approx. 7.1 miles away); Dedrick (approx. 8.5 miles away); Old Section (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Entry for Helena, California. Helena was known as Bagdad before the post office was established. (Submitted on July 4, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Bagdad Marker (<i>wide view with adjacent BLM Trinity River sign</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2016
3. Bagdad Marker (wide view with adjacent BLM Trinity River sign)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on August 9, 2016, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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