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Near Concow in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Yankee Hill

Est. 1856

 
 
Yankee Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 17, 2012
1. Yankee Hill Marker
Inscription. This is the area of the original historic site of Old Yankee Hill. It was first founded as a gold mining town, having in later years a hotel, general store, Wells Fargo post office, saloon and a winery. Yankee Hill was purchased by the Smiths in the 1940s and later destroyed by numerous fires. Dedicated in memory of the late Skeet and Skeeter Smith and the pioneers before them by Florence and Rosie Smith.
 
Erected 2008 by Florence and Rosie Smith.
 
Location. 39° 42.232′ N, 121° 31.392′ W. Marker is near Concow, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Yankee Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nelson Bar (approx. 2.5 miles away); Cherokee (approx. 4.1 miles away); 1879 Site of Messilla Valley School (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old Paradise (approx. 5.9 miles away); Paradise Pioneers (approx. 5.9 miles away); Town of Paradise Memorial Trailway (approx. 6.3 miles away); Paradise Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); PFC. Steven J. Walberg-Riotto (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Yankee Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 17, 2012
2. Yankee Hill Marker
 Old Yankee Hill - Yankee Hill Dispatch. One of the earliest settlers in the Rich Gulch/Yankee Hill area was Alfred Burr Clark who came to the area in 1850; he was a native of Vermont who lived in Oregon City before moving to Yankee Hill. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Yankee Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 17, 2012
3. Yankee Hill Cemetery
Yankee Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 17, 2012
4. Yankee Hill Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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