“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Blairsden-Graeagle, 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
Blairsden-Graeagle 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), Blairsden-Graeagle — Emigrant Trail
1850 Marysville - Jamison City Tablet set in stone from early day arrastra used in Jamison Creek.Map (db m56455) HM
2California (Plumas County), Blairsden-Graeagle — Johnsville Firehouse
Built in 1908 Restored as a memorial to Jackie Yonge by Trigg Yonge and ECN with the aid of funds donated by friends of Jackie.Map (db m56456) HM
3California (Plumas County), Blairsden-Graeagle — Longboard Ski Races
Gold Mountain, now Eureka Peak, is the site of some of the first organized ski races in the western hemisphere. Ski clubs organized in the 1850’s rode 10-14 foot “longboards snowshoes” down “Lost Sierra” slopes in Plumas and . . . Map (db m56614) HM
4California (Plumas County), Blairsden-Graeagle — 723 — Pioneer Ski Area of America
The first sport ski area in the western hemisphere was in the Sierra Nevada. By 1860, races were held in the Plumas-Sierra region. The mining towns of Whiskey Diggings, Poker Flat, Port Wine, Onion Valley, La Porte, Jamison City, and Johnsville . . . Map (db m143423) HM
5California (Plumas County), Blairsden-Graeagle — Round Lake Mine
This gold mine, part of the Johnsonville Mining District, was initially prospected during the Gold Rush but not fully developed until 1914. A stamp mill was built here in 1915 to extract the gold. Only a few feet of ground surface were gold bearing . . . Map (db m66178) HM
6California (Plumas County), Blairsden-Graeagle — Thar’s Gold in Them Hills!
You might think the discovery of gold led to instant success, but that was not the case. Early miners lacked the capital to develop the mines. The Sierra Buttes Gold Mining Co. Ltd. bought the mines in the 1860’s and developed them . . . Map (db m56454) HM
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7California (Plumas County), Blairsden-Graeagle — Winter in the SierraA Struggle For Survival
Back in its hey-day Eureka Mills, high up on the mountainside, was a primarily a family town. Jamison City, down near the creek, was a place for single miners to live. The mountainside took on quite a village appearance. There were two stores, . . . Map (db m56452) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022