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Camptonville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932

 
 
William Bull Meek Marker - Upper Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
1. William Bull Meek Marker - Upper Plaque
Artwork was sculptured by William Gordon Huff. A renowned artist from Berkeley, California and a member of E Clampus Vitus.
Inscription.
[ Upper Plaque: ]

To Clampatriarch William Bull Meek
Stage Driver - Wells Fargo Agent - Mule Skinner - Treasurer - Merchant
May 6, 1956

[ Center Plaque: ]
ECV Redivivus
1932
First Grand Council pilgrimage. Fifty years ago today, the Accougheurs of E Clampus Vitus, Redivivus, met here with Wm. Bull Meek, XNGH and Adam Lee Moore, XNGH to learn the past glory of E.C.V. All honor to Leon Whitsell, Carl Wheat and D. Ezra Dane.
 
Erected by Upper Plaque: Wm. Bull Meek #10, May 6, 1956 / Center plaque: Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Steward #10, May 2, 1982, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 27.12′ N, 121° 3.067′ W. Marker is in Camptonville, California, in Yuba County. Marker is on Cleveland Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Markers are located in a small town square at the entrance to the town. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15265 Cleveland Avenue, Camptonville CA 95922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Acton Meek Cleveland (here, next to this
ECV Redivivus-1932 Marker - Center Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
2. ECV Redivivus-1932 Marker - Center Plaque
marker); Robert Campton (here, next to this marker); Lester Allen Pelton (here, next to this marker); Mountain Range Lodge No. 18, F. & A. M. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Bull Meek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capt. Brown House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oregon Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 4.2 miles away); Marysville to Virginia City in 32 Hours (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camptonville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Additional markers designed by or dedicated to Gordon Huff.
 
Also see . . .  An Introduction to the Art and Life of William Gordon Huff. On reflection of his brilliant career, Huff simply stated: "There was not alot of work then and I was lucky," Huff admits. "The breaks have come my way all of my life." (Submitted on January 20, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 Markers image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
3. William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 Markers
These are the upper two markers on this concrete marker base.
William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 Markers image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
4. William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 Markers
This marker base is seen on the far right.
California Sketches article in The Bee, June 20, 1963 image. Click for full size.
By Bee cartoonist Somdal, circa 1963
5. California Sketches article in The Bee, June 20, 1963
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on April 21, 2017, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.
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