“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Orland, California

Clickable Map of Glenn County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Glenn County, CA (10) Butte County, CA (83) Colusa County, CA (15) Lake County, CA (27) Mendocino County, CA (44) Tehama County, CA (32)  GlennCounty(10) Glenn County (10)  ButteCounty(83) Butte County (83)  ColusaCounty(15) Colusa County (15)  LakeCounty(27) Lake County (27)  MendocinoCounty(44) Mendocino County (44)  TehamaCounty(32) Tehama County (32)
Willows is the county seat for Glenn County
Orland is in Glenn County
      Glenn County (10)  
      Butte County (83)  
      Colusa County (15)  
      Lake County (27)  
      Mendocino County (44)  
      Tehama County (32)  
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1California (Glenn County), Orland — Orland’s Cannons
This 57 mm anti-tank gun M1 was one of 16,000 built between 1941 and 1944 for the U.S. Army. Pulled by an armored half-track, the M1 weapon used armor-piercing ammunition and was widely used in the European theater of operations. It . . . Map (db m173311) HM WM
2California (Glenn County), Orland — Papst Flour Mill Site
{The marker consists of 3 plaques, the first reading:} A millstone from the steam powered flour mill built in 1880 by Albert Papst. It is believed the stone came from France. Fire destroyed the four storied mill in 1881. . . . Map (db m41834) HM
3California (Glenn County), Orland — Pioneer Homesite
Location of the first frame house in Glenn County. Erected in 1850 by Martin A. Reager and Andrew S.C. Cleek. A stopping place for oxen teams, mule freighters and river boats. Martin Reager farmed this land until 1864. “Westward . . . Map (db m172452) HM
4California (Glenn County), Orland — Simpson Bridge Memorial
Dedicated to the Noah Simpson family, early settlers of Stony Creek Valley. The steel girders that form the arch were part of the original bridge constructed in 1885 and used until 1961. This site overlooks the location of the original bridge . . . Map (db m172451) HM
5California (Glenn County), Orland — 345 — The Swift AdobeCalifornia Historical Landmark 345
The first house in Glenn County, built about 1848 by Granville P. Swift, a member of the Bear Flag Party, who came to California from Oregon in 1844. The site is 150 yards east on the banks of Hambright Creek. The house was built of clay by . . . Map (db m143522) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022