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

James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post

 
 
James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2013
1. James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post Marker
Inscription.
Beckwourth, a mountaineer, trader, and Crow Chief, discovered and promoted this emigrant trail. In 1852, near this site, he established the first waystop for emigrants between here and Salt Lake City.

 
Erected 1970 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Imogen Parlor No. 134.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 49.434′ N, 120° 24.796′ W. Marker is near Beckwourth, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Feather River Highway (Route 70), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78646 Feather River Highway, Beckwourth CA 96129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Step Back In Time (within shouting distance of this marker); Sierra Valley History (within shouting distance of this marker); Beckwourth Trail – The Road Forks (within shouting distance of this marker); Jim Beckwourth Trading Post (approx. half a mile away); James P. Beckwourth (approx. half a mile
James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2013
2. James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post Marker
away); Hope Lodge No. 234 F & AM (approx. 1.8 miles away); Plumas County Honor Roll World War Two and Korea and Vietnam (approx. 3.4 miles away); Loyalton (approx. 13.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckwourth.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Lester T Davis Safety Roadside Rest west of Beckwourth, on the hill behind the buildings.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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