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Near East Shore in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hamilton Dairy

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
1. Hamilton Dairy Marker
Inscription. The Hamilton Dairy opened in Big Meadows in 1860. In 1910 Canyon Dam was built, then filled in 1914, creating Lake Almanor. This milkhouse was then moved here out of the meadows above lake level. The Hamilton and Holmes families used the milk to produce butter sold in Chico. The present owner of this property is Jennifer Davis Cesarin, who is the great, great, great granddaughter of Joseph Zumwalt, founder of E Clampus Vitus.
 
Erected 2012 by E Clampus Vitus, The Vigilantes Chapter No. 1911.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 14.756′ N, 121° 4.717′ W. Marker is near East Shore, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on East Shore Highway (California Route 147), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5869 East Shore Highway, Westwood CA 96137, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lassen Emigrant Trail (approx. 4.9 miles away); Westwood (approx. 5.6 miles away); Lassen Trail - Westwood (approx. 5.6 miles away); Westwood Firehouse
Hamilton Dairy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
2. Hamilton Dairy Marker
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Paul Bunyan (approx. 5.6 miles away); Westwood Masonic Lodge (approx. 5.7 miles away); Red River Bakery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Boardinghouses (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
Hamilton Dairy image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
3. Hamilton Dairy
Hamilton Dairy image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
4. Hamilton Dairy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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