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By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
Arbuckle Marker
California (Colusa County), Arbuckle — Arbuckle
In 1859 Tacitus Ryland Arbuckle located a homestead in the Sacramento Valley, and in 1875 had the land plotted for a town site. The legendary Arbuckle founded the town, deeded the lots, furnished the nails, and helped build the first houses in what . . . — Map (db m54548) HM
California (Colusa County), College City — Pierce Christian College
College City is the site of the Pierce Christian College established in 1874 through the generosity of Andrew Pierce, founder of both the town and the college. The college provided Christian education for the young people of the area until the . . . — Map (db m41810) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — Adelade M. Ryerson House--1906
This house, also called the Tin House because of its pressed metal siding has a symmetrical façade that is suggestive of a Colonial Revival influence. In the 1890’s a flour mill was located on this site but eventually closed because of continued . . . — Map (db m72987) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 9 — Carnegie Library
Erected 1906 Colusa Heritage Marker 9 Dedicated October 6, 1981 — Map (db m16761) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — Center Section of the Former Colusa BridgeHistorical Landmark
Center section of the former Colusa Bridge across the Sacramento River at the end of Bridge Street. Constructed 1899-1901 and replaced 1979-80. Nominated for inclusion on Federal Register 1978. — Map (db m63416) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 890 — Colusa County Courthouse
Erected in 1861, this Federal/Classic Revival style building is the oldest remaining courthouse in the Sacramento Valley. The “Southern” style reflects the county’s heritage from the Ante-Bellum South and states-rights sympathies during . . . — Map (db m57626) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 5 — Colusa Union High School
Lower Marker Colusa Union High School Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Built 1926 Upper Marker: Colusa Union High School . . . — Map (db m18139) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 2 — I.O.O.F. Building
I.O.O.F. Building Erected 1892 Colusa Heritage Marker 2 May 6, 1977 — Map (db m27648) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 1 — Judge H. M. Albery House
Judge H. M. Albery House Erected 1874 Colusa Heritage Marker 1 Dedicated May 6, 1977 — Map (db m26238) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — Old Chinatown District--Circa 1890
In the 1850s, Chinese came to California, a land they called Gum Shan, meaning Mountain of Gold, for the same reason as other nationalities: to seek their fortune. As the placer gold played out, Chinese took jobs building railroads, dams, levees, . . . — Map (db m54986) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 8 — Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Erected 1880-1881 Colusa Heritage Marker 8 Dedicated October 12, 1980 — Map (db m17492) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — U. W. Brown House - Circa 1867
The property upon which this house sits has been owned by several notable California pioneers including John Bidwell and Charles D. Semple. It is unknown who built this house and exactly when. It is known however that the first resident of the house . . . — Map (db m118596) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 11 — Will Semple Green House
. . . — Map (db m16762) HM
California (Colusa County), Grimes — COL-001 — Grand Island Shrine
Site of the first Catholic mass to be said in Colusa County, May 1856. In 1864, a Catholic mission was conducted and a large wooden cross erected to commemorate the occasion. Masses, pilgrimages and visits were made here continuously thereafter. In . . . — Map (db m6144) HM
California (Colusa County), Williams — Dr. Robert SempleIn Memory of
President First Constitutional Convention September 4, 1849. A member of the Bear Flag Party June, 1846. One of the founders of Colusa 1850. Died Oct. 1854. — Map (db m18130) HM

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