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Near Meadow Valley in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Spanish Ranch

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. Spanish Ranch Marker
Inscription. Named for two Mexicans who began a horse ranch here in 1850. (Marker Number CHL 481.)
 
Location. 39° 57.003′ N, 121° 3.419′ W. Marker is near Meadow Valley, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Spanish Ranch Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located between Ranch Road and Silver Creek Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2070 Spanish Ranch Road, Meadow Valley CA 95956, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish Creek Mines (approx. 1.1 miles away); Meadow Valley Historical Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Feather Publishing Co. (approx. 5.8 miles away); Plumas County Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Forest Stationers (approx. 5.8 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Goodwin Law Office (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. From the California Historical Landmarks website
Miners going to the East Branch, Middle Fork, or North Fork of the Feather River separated at Spanish Rancho, established in July 1850 by two Spaniards, and at Meadow Valley, 2.5 miles from Spanish Ranch.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
Spanish Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. Spanish Ranch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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