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North San Juan in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

North San Juan United Methodist Church

1856

 
 
North San Juan United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
1. North San Juan United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. One of the oldest of this faith in continuous operation in California. Escaped three major fires which destroyed the town. The Rev. H.B. Sheldon first assigned Pastor. Rode circuit from Brandy City to French Corral on horseback.
 
Erected 1980 by Official Board of the Church and No. 10 E Clampus Vitus - Nevada City, Calif.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 22.284′ N, 121° 6.319′ W. Marker is in North San Juan, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Flume Street north of California Highway 49, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on a stone base at the foot of the entry stairs. Marker is in this post office area: North San Juan CA 95960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wells Fargo & Company / North San Juan - 1853 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); North San Juan Fire Department (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old North San Juan School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marysville to Virginia City in 32 Hours (approx. 2.1 miles away); Oregon Creek Covered Bridge
North San Juan United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
2. North San Juan United Methodist Church
Marker is located off photo at the foot of the stairs to the left of the entrance door.
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Purdon Bridge (approx. 4.4 miles away); The First Long Distance Telephone (approx. 5.4 miles away); Dobbins (approx. 5.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North San Juan.
 
Also see . . .  North San Juan United Methodist Church. (Submitted on January 20, 2011.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Stain Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 19, 2011
3. Stain Glass Window
Depicts a pastor riding horseback from church to church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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