Near Calistoga in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Reason P. Tucker
Sam Brannan Chapter #1004
E Clampus Vitus
March 16, 1996
Erected 1996 by E Clampus Vitus, Sam Brannan Chapter 1004.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 33.157′ N, 122° 31.381′ W. Marker is near Calistoga, California, in Napa County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 29 near Larkmead Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3801 St Helena Highway, Calistoga CA 94515, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Larkmead Winery / Kornell Cellars Schramsberg (approx. half a mile away); The White Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bale Grist Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. Edward Turner Bale (approx. 1.1 miles away); Charles Krug Winery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cesare Mondavi 1883 – 1959 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Charles Krug 1825 - 1892 (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calistoga.
Also see . . . Rescuers and Others. Kristin Johnson's Donner Party website contains a section on rescuers of the Donner Party, of which Reason Tucker was one: " Overland emigrant of 1846; member of the Smith Company, with which the Graves family had traveled. Tucker served with the Donner rescue efforts for 39 days and earned $117.00....Like many other 1846ers, Tucker settled in the upper Napa Valley, across the road from M. D. Ritchie, but in 1872 lost his extensive holdings when the contract he had entered into in 1848 was declared invalid. He moved to Santa Barbara County and started over. When he died in 1888, Tucker had outlived three of his four wives, by whom was the father of ten children...." (Submitted on March 7, 2011.)
Robert Cato was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was erected. Plaque wording by Loren A. Wilson.
— Submitted April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,581 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 7, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 2. submitted on April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. 3. submitted on March 7, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.