North San Juan in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
North San Juan Fire Department
N. S. J. F. D.
In Commemoration of the establishment of this fire station in 1864
George S. Murphy
First Fire Chief
May 13, 1939 – North San Juan
Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10
E Clampus Vitus - Nevada City
Erected 1939 by William Bull Meek, Chapter 10 E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 22.175′ N, 121° 6.199′ W. Marker is in North San Juan, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from Resservoir Street south of California Highway 49, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); North San Juan United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old North San Juan School (approx. ¼ mile away); Marysville to Virginia City in 32 Hours (approx. 2.2 miles away); Oregon Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Purdon Bridge (approx. 4.2 miles away); The First Long Distance Telephone (approx. 5.4 miles away); Dobbins (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North San Juan.
More about this marker. The original marker was dedicated on May 13, 1939 by William Bull Meek, Chapter 10, E Clampus Vitus but has been lost for many years. Text is from an invoice of M. Greenberg’s Sons Foundry in San Francisco, dated May 10, 1939. Total cost of plaque - $23.18. A replacement marker was erected by Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart No.10 ECV in 1975.
(Information courtesy of ECV Chapter 10)
Regarding North San Juan Fire Department. The North San Juan Fire Department is the oldest volunteer fire department in Nevada County. It began serving
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 540 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.