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Near Alleghany in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Henness Pass Road - Plum Valley

 
 
Henness Pass Road - Plum Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
1. Henness Pass Road - Plum Valley Marker
Inscription. Beginning in 1854, John Bope's Ranch and Inn was a major stopping place on the Ridge Road. "3-1/2 miles to Tavern in Plum Valley, here we campt,...gold diggings all around here." - Loring S. Comstock, Aug 28, 1855
 
Erected 2015 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number HP-13.)
 
Location. 39° 26.889′ N, 120° 57.689′ W. Marker is near Alleghany, California, in Sierra County. Marker is on Ridge Road half a mile east of Tippe Canoe Mine Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alleghany CA 95910, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plum Valley House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Brown House (approx. 4.6 miles away); William Bull Meek (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mountain Range Lodge No. 18, F. & A. M. (approx. 4.7 miles away); Acton Meek Cleveland (approx. 4.8 miles away); Robert Campton (approx. 4.8 miles away); William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 (approx. 4.8 miles away); Lester Allen Pelton (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
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Henness Pass Road - Plum Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
2. Henness Pass Road - Plum Valley Marker
Ridge Road image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
3. Ridge Road
Ridge Road runs passes through a dense and beautiful conifer forest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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