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

Clickable Map of Plumas 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> Plumas County, CA (119) Butte County, CA (83) Lassen County, CA (46) Shasta County, CA (118) Sierra County, CA (55) Tehama County, CA (32) Yuba County, CA (46)  PlumasCounty(119) Plumas County (119)  ButteCounty(83) Butte County (83)  LassenCounty(46) Lassen County (46)  ShastaCounty(118) Shasta County (118)  SierraCounty(55) Sierra County (55)  TehamaCounty(32) Tehama County (32)  YubaCounty(46) Yuba County (46)
Quincy is the county seat for Plumas County
Beckwourth is in Plumas County
      Plumas County (119)  
      Butte County (83)  
      Lassen County (46)  
      Shasta County (118)  
      Sierra County (55)  
      Tehama County (32)  
      Yuba County (46)  
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1California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — B-10 — Beckwourth Trail - Head Waters of Feather River
"The road now continues down the valley ... thirteen miles. Here is a spring of water near the road, on the left. Also a small stream, the head waters of Feather River. ...Passed several [mountains] called buttes." - Henry T. Baldy, Sep 8, 1852Map (db m148732) HM
2California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — B - 11 — Beckwourth Trail – The Road Forks
“Beckwiths House (is) the first house that I have seen since I left (Ft.) Laramie... at Beckwiths House the roads fork, the left hand goes to 76 & Maryesville, the right hand is called Beckwiths rout to Maryesville.” – John F. . . . Map (db m66177) HM
3California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — Hope Lodge No. 234 F & AM
Originally built in 1875 and twice destroyed by fire, 1898 & 1909, this edifice continues a century of Masonic service to Sierra Valley. Dedicated in the spirit of brotherhood Sept. 6, 1975 by Las Plumas del Oro Chapter, E Clampus VitusMap (db m56654) HM
4California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — James P. Beckwourth
This monument dedicated to the memory of James P. Beckwourth Born in Virginia, the son of a Southern planter and a negro slave, Beckwourth was a trapper, scout and mountain man. He explored the west with Jim Bridger, Kit Carson and Peter . . . Map (db m56409) HM
5California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — James P. Beckwourth Ranch and Trading Post
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.Map (db m66176) HM
6California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — Jim Beckwourth Trading Post
Established 1852Map (db m56417) HM
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7California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — Sierra Valley History
This marker is made up of four panels. They are presented left to right. Agriculture in Sierra Valley A few years after James Beckwourth settled on what he called the War Horse Ranch just west of here in 1852, more ranches and farms . . . Map (db m66179) HM
8California (Plumas County), Beckwourth — Step Back In Time
Long before settlers and ranchers came to Sierra Valley, native people of the Washoe and Maidu tribes hunted deer and collected plants here, perhaps on the very spot you are standing. The Washoe traveled fro the east, over Beckwourth Pass, from . . . Map (db m66175) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022