“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 Camptonville, California

Clickable Map of Sierra 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> Sierra County, CA (55) Lassen County, CA (46) Nevada County, CA (218) Plumas County, CA (119) Yuba County, CA (46) Washoe County, NV (91)  SierraCounty(55) Sierra County (55)  LassenCounty(46) Lassen County (46)  NevadaCounty(218) Nevada County (218)  PlumasCounty(119) Plumas County (119)  YubaCounty(46) Yuba County (46)  WashoeCountyNevada(91) Washoe County (91)
Downieville is the county seat for Sierra County
Camptonville is in Sierra County
      Sierra County (55)  
      Lassen County (46)  
      Nevada County (218)  
      Plumas County (119)  
      Yuba County (46)  
      Washoe County, Nevada (91)  
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1California, Sierra County, Camptonville — A Choice Location
Before the gold rush Indian Valley was used extensively by the Nisenan people. They were attracted to by the oak groves and the availability of fish and deer. Beginning in 1849, the North Yuba River was intensively mined for gold. The cone . . . Map (db m43897) HM
2California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Acton Meek ClevelandAug. 4, 1900 - Nov. 12, 1989
Grandson of William Bull Meek; like his illustrious grandfather, Acton Cleveland served Camptonville very well over his lifetime. He operated the Meek Mercantile Store, became a Judge of the District Court, was a Deputy County Assessor, Post Office . . . Map (db m39816) HM
3California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Bullards Bar Dam and Reservoir
The Yuba County Water Agency completed this dam in 1969. It was built under the Federal Power Commission license No. 2246 to provide electrical power, irrigation, recreation and flood control at a cost of $180,000,000. Located on the Tahoe and . . . Map (db m146242) HM
4California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Capt. Brown House
This 1854 A.J. Downing designed "Carpenters Gothic" is among the earliest such wood frame structures in the state. Built by Josiah Prentiss Brown, miner, 49er, local banker, multi-term state legislator and Commander of the Yuba Light Infantry, Co. . . . Map (db m39811) HM
5California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Lester Allen Pelton
On this spot in 1878 Lester Allen Pelton Invented the Pelton Water WheelMap (db m39820) HM
6California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Marysville to Virginia City in 32 Hours49 Miles Along Highway 49
In 1859 the rich Comstock Silver Lode was discovered in Washoe Territory, Nevada, causing many miners to quickly pack up and head east. Immediately a company was formed to construct a road connecting this area of California to the Comstock finds. . . . Map (db m65968) HM
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7California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Mountain Range Lodge No. 18, F. & A. M.1854 - 2004
Gravel Range Lodge No. 59 was granted dispensation on June 29, 1854. The charter was granted May 4, 1855. There was an original membership of 28 members. The first meetings were held over a store, which was later destroyed by fire. There were three . . . Map (db m61604) HM
8California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Oregon Creek Covered Bridge
Built in 1860, the Oregon Creek Covered Bridge was floated from its foundations by the flood waters from the breaking of English Dam in 1883. It was restored to place by using ox teams and log rollers, but turned end for end in the process.Map (db m65967) HM
9California, Yuba County, Camptonville — Robert Campton
. . . Map (db m39817) HM
10California, Yuba County, Camptonville — William Bull MeekDec. 25, 1858 - Jan. 23, 1936
Here lies a Clamper, and the namesake of Chapter 10, E Clampus Vitus; a long time resident of Camptonville, and pillar of community. The chapter bearing his name was instituted on the second day of April in the year of our Clampatriarch Adam & of . . . Map (db m39810) HM
11California, Yuba County, Camptonville — William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932
[ Upper Plaque: ] To Clampatriarch William Bull Meek Stage Driver - Wells Fargo Agent - Mule Skinner - Treasurer - Merchant May 6, 1956 [ Center Plaque: ] ECV Redivivus 1932 First Grand Council pilgrimage. . . . Map (db m39819) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023