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Camptonville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Oregon Creek Covered Bridge

 
 
Oregon Creek Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2010
1. Oregon Creek Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. Built in 1860, the Oregon Creek Covered Bridge was floated from its foundations by the flood waters from the breaking of English Dam in 1883. It was restored to place by using ox teams and log rollers, but turned end for end in the process.
 
Erected by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Columbia Parlor No. 70.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 23.813′ N, 121° 4.957′ W. Marker is in Camptonville, California, in Yuba County. Marker is on Alleghany Ridge Road. Touch for map. Heading north on Highway 49 from North San Juan take the road that bears right after the "Oregon Creek Day Use Area" sign. Marker is in this post office area: Camptonville CA 95922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marysville to Virginia City in 32 Hours (here, next to this marker); North San Juan United Methodist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); North San Juan Fire Department (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wells Fargo & Company / North San Juan - 1853 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old North San Juan School
Oregon Creek Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2010
2. Oregon Creek Covered Bridge
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Acton Meek Cleveland (approx. 4.2 miles away); Robert Campton (approx. 4.2 miles away); William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camptonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Bridges of Butte, Nevada and Yuba Counties, California. This 100 foot long bridge is also known as Freeman's Crossing. (Submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 

2. Oregon Creek Bridge. This website includes a picture of the Oregon Creek Covered Bridge marker from a distance. (Submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Oregon Creek Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2010
3. Oregon Creek Covered Bridge
Oregon Creek Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2010
4. Oregon Creek Covered Bridge
Oregon Creek Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2010
5. Oregon Creek Covered Bridge
Oregon Creek Covered Bridge Vintage Postcard image. Click for full size.
By Eastman Studio, Marysville, Ca.
6. Oregon Creek Covered Bridge Vintage Postcard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on June 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   6. submitted on February 5, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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