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Near La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
1. La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker
Inscription. On May 1, 1866 a special election was held in Plumas County to issue bonds in the sum of $20,000 for the construction of the La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road. The 34-1/2 mile road was completed in 1867 under the supervision of E.H. Pierce by Conly and Company Bankers of La Porte at a cost of $30,000.
 
Erected 1999 by E Clampus Vitus, Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5978.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 41.94′ N, 120° 57.934′ W. Marker is near La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Quincy - La Porte Road and Little Grass Valley Road on Quincy - La Porte Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reilly’s Saloon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fuller & Buell (approx. 1.5 miles away); Frank D. Everts (approx. 1.5 miles away); La Porte’s Chinese Community (approx. 1.5 miles away); Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (approx. 1.5 miles away); John Conly & Co. Bankers
La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
2. La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Rabbit Creek House (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Union Hotel (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
3. La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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