Near Sierra City in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Here Today – Gone Tomorrow
49 Miles Along Highway 49
The town boasted a school, a public hall, a general store and a brickyard. Nearby ranches like this one, provided an abundance of hay, fruit and vegetables. This site was originally part of the Cavure Placer Claims, located in 1855. The ditch that was part of the original mining claim was used to irrigate this ranch.
Many signs of this homestead are still visible.
Erected by Tahoe National Forest.
Location. 39° 33.942′ N, 120° 39.714′ W. Marker is near Sierra City, California, in Sierra County. Marker is on Golden Chain Highway (California Route 49), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sierra City CA 96125, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Minerís Hotel (approx. 1.4 miles away); Busch & Heringlake Building (approx. 1.5 miles away); Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site of Howard Ranch and Inn 1865 Cornish Ranch House (approx. 7.7 miles away); Downieville Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Downieville Foundry (approx. 8.7 miles away); Major William Downie Cabin Site (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra City.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the entrance to the Loganville National Fores campground.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.