Near Meadow Valley in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Died Sept. 1852
—Age 19 —
Copied from tree,
carved by comrade, 1852.
Erected 1931 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Plumas Pioneer Parlor No. 219; Native Sons of the Golden West, Quincy Parlor No. 131. (Marker Number CHL 212.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 39° 51.811′ N, 121° 13.61′ W. Marker is near Meadow Valley, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located about 1000 feet west of the Grizzly Creek Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Meadow Valley CA 95956, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beckwourth Trail – Grizzly Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Rich Valley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bucks Ranch Hotel and Store (approx. 2.9 miles away); Belden (approx. 9.9 miles away); Meadow Valley Historical Site Pacific Crest Trail (approx. 10 miles away); Eby Stamp Mill (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadow Valley.
More about this marker. Note: Linthiouh should be Linthicum.
From the California Office of Historic Preservation website.
Pioneer Grave (Grizzl Creek) - The legend, as told by the pioneers: 'The lad was returning to Marysville from a trip to the mines, he, having packed a trainload of provisions to the mines, was returning with gold dust. He was murdered and robbed. Later a comrade carved his name, age, etc., on a tree. P. Linthiouh, died September, 1852, age 19.
Also see . . . Grizzly Creek Grave - Plumas County Genweb Project. This is a single grave memorial. The inscription on the memorial was copied from a nearby tree (since fallen). This is also the site of California Historical Marker No. 212. (Submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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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 362 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.