“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 Chico, California

Clickable Map of Butte 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> Butte County, CA (84) Colusa County, CA (16) Glenn County, CA (10) Plumas County, CA (120) Sutter County, CA (10) Tehama County, CA (32) Yuba County, CA (46)  ButteCounty(84) Butte County (84)  ColusaCounty(16) Colusa County (16)  GlennCounty(10) Glenn County (10)  PlumasCounty(120) Plumas County (120)  SutterCounty(10) Sutter County (10)  TehamaCounty(32) Tehama County (32)  YubaCounty(46) Yuba County (46)
Oroville is the county seat for Butte County
Chico is in Butte County
      Butte County (84)  
      Colusa County (16)  
      Glenn County (10)  
      Plumas County (120)  
      Sutter County (10)  
      Tehama County (32)  
      Yuba County (46)  
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1 California, Butte County, Chico — Chico Cemetery G.A.R. Monument
[Front (South-Side) of Monument] Erected by Halleck Post No. 19 G.A.R. & W.R.C. In Memory of Our Comrades 1861 – 1865 [Left (West-Side)] In Honor of The Brave Men Who From the First Bore a . . . Map (db m29659) HM
2 California, Butte County, Chico — Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Members of Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 Who served in the Armed Forces Of the United States of AmericaMap (db m29734) WM
3 California, Butte County, Chico — 840-2 — Chico Forestry Station and Nursery
In 1888, the State Board of Forestry established an experimental forestry station and nursery, a companion to the Santa Monica Station established in 1887. The two were the first such stations in the nation. Exotic and native trees were tested and . . . Map (db m100602) HM
4 California, Butte County, Chico — Chico World War I Memorial
In Memory of Our Honored Dead of The World War 1917 – 1918 William H. Aitken • Wyatt L. Arbuckle • Edwin W. Boggs • Russell C. Doyle • Harry A. Elliott • Elbert P. Esmond • Edward N. Fairo • Nelson Coe • Aaron S. Harris • . . . Map (db m29758) HM
5 California, Butte County, Chico — General John and Annie K. Bidwell Gravesite
This marks the location of General John and Annie K. Bidwell’s Gravesite Founders and Benefactors of ChicoMap (db m29745) HM
6 California, Butte County, Chico — Gianella Bridge
Built cooperatively by Butte and Glenn Counties, 1908-1911. Designed by John B. Leonard (1864-1945), civil engineer, San Francisco. Built by Cotton Bros. and Co. Oakland. Recorded for the Historic American Engineering Record, 1984. Replaced and . . . Map (db m62233) HM
7 California, Butte County, Chico — Honey Run Covered Bridge / Gold Dredge Reported permanently removed
Honey Run Bridge Erected 1894 By George Miller Gold Dredge The first bucket line gold dredge to operate below the covered bridge used this tumbler – 1898.Map (db m29682) HM
8 California, Butte County, Chico — 313 — Hooker Oak
The massive and majestic Hooker Oak, which occupied this site, was named in honor of renowned British Botanist Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. The Hooker Oak was acclaimed to be the largest Valley Oak in the world before it fell on May 1, 1977. Age . . . Map (db m100595) HM
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9 California, Butte County, Chico — 329 — Rancho Del Arroyo Chico
A vast expanse covering 26,000 acres, Rancho Chico was purchased in 1849-50 by John Bidwell. In 1865 he began construction of the mansion nearby, which in time became the social and cultural center of the upper Sacramento Valley. It was through his . . . Map (db m230785) HM
10 California, Butte County, Chico — The Historic Home of Annie and John BidwellA House With a Style
Completed in 1868, the home featured many surprisingly modern conveniences including running water, flush toilets, an acetylene gas lighting system, eight fireplaces, and wall-to-wall carpeting. The pink stucco mansion was designed by San Francisco . . . Map (db m29644) HM
11 California, Butte County, Chico — The Life and Times of John BidwellAn Amazing Life and Legacy
John Bidwell was born on the east coast to a poor farming family in 1819. In spite of these modest roots, he would eventually become a key figure in California history, one famous for being a true pioneer, a statesman, politician, prohibitionist, . . . Map (db m29637) HM
12 California, Butte County, Chico — United States Submarine Crews Memorial
To the United States 52 Submarines and And Their Gallant Crews Who Sacrificed Their Lives In World War II “Lest We Forget These Boats on Eternal Patrol” Sealion • S · 36 • S · 26 • Shark • Perch • S · 27 • S · . . . Map (db m29738) HM
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Apr. 23, 2024