“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 Browns Valley, California

Clickable Map of Yuba 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> Yuba County, CA (46) Butte County, CA (84) Nevada County, CA (226) Placer County, CA (211) Plumas County, CA (121) Sierra County, CA (55) Sutter County, CA (10)  YubaCounty(46) Yuba County (46)  ButteCounty(84) Butte County (84)  NevadaCounty(226) Nevada County (226)  PlacerCounty(211) Placer County (211)  PlumasCounty(121) Plumas County (121)  SierraCounty(55) Sierra County (55)  SutterCounty(10) Sutter County (10)
Marysville is the county seat for Yuba County
Browns Valley is in Yuba County
      Yuba County (46)  
      Butte County (84)  
      Nevada County (226)  
      Placer County (211)  
      Plumas County (121)  
      Sierra County (55)  
      Sutter County (10)  
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1 California, Yuba County, Browns Valley — Browns Valley: 1850 – 1860
Browns Valley was an early stage stop and mining town sporting 5 hotels and 24 saloons. Freight wagons and mule trains loaded with supplies came up from Marysville with enormous loads of supplies destined for the mines and lumber camps in the high . . . Map (db m40153) HM
2 California, Yuba County, Browns Valley — Brown's Valley: Beginnings
Maidu Indians had made this valley their home for generations until gold was discovered on the Yuba River, June 2, 1848, by Jonas Spect disrupting their way of life forever. Miners flocked to the area, mining up and down the banks of the Yuba. In . . . Map (db m40159) HM
3 California, Yuba County, Browns Valley — Donnebrouge Mine1863
Beyond this marker, the "head frame" for the mine still stands while most of the other structures were destroyed over time. Extensive vertical shafts or "winzes" are honey-combed throughout the area, some of which are reportedly as deep as 1700 . . . Map (db m54217) HM
4 California, Yuba County, Browns Valley — Hammon Grove
Donated to Yuba County, and opened in July 1928, this park is but a tiny remnant of the 10,000+ acres controlled by Wendell P. Hammon’s Dredging companies. He arrived in California in 1875 and by 1902 had developed the incredible machinery needed to . . . Map (db m40191) HM
5 California, Yuba County, Browns Valley — 320 — Timbuctoo← 5 Miles Reported permanently removed
1855. Largest town in eastern Yuba County, and at height of its prosperity contained a church, theater, stores, hotels, and saloons. Old Wells Fargo Office and Stewart Bros.; Store restored, 1928, and dedicated to pioneer men and women of Timbuctoo.Map (db m154367) HM
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Jul. 20, 2024