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

Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
A memorial to those whose burial places in
Bidwell Bar Cemetery
Enterprise Cemetery

And six family plots
were moved to make way for the rising waters of
Oroville Reservoir

 
Erected 1965 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Argonaut No. 8, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Gold of Ophir No. 190 Butte County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 32.023′ N, 121° 32.831′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Thompson Flat Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 79 Thompson Flat Cemetery Road, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Miners Of Thompson Flat District (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Flour Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of 1st Sawmill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Long's Bar (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Boehme & Heep Saloon (approx. 1.4
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
The marker is on the right post.
miles away); Site of First Oroville Bank (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Banking Institution in Ophir (approx. 1.4 miles away); Oroville Masonic Temple (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
3. Pioneer Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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