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Historical Markers in Cottonwood, California

 
Clickable Map of Shasta County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Shasta County, CA (118) Lassen County, CA (46) Modoc County, CA (42) Plumas County, CA (119) Siskiyou County, CA (167) Tehama County, CA (32) Trinity County, CA (59)  ShastaCounty(118) Shasta County (118)  LassenCounty(46) Lassen County (46)  ModocCounty(42) Modoc County (42)  PlumasCounty(119) Plumas County (119)  SiskiyouCounty(167) Siskiyou County (167)  TehamaCounty(32) Tehama County (32)  TrinityCounty(59) Trinity County (59)
Redding is the county seat for Shasta County
Cottonwood is in Shasta County
      Shasta County (118)  
ADJACENT TO SHASTA COUNTY
      Lassen County (46)  
      Modoc County (42)  
      Plumas County (119)  
      Siskiyou County (167)  
      Tehama County (32)  
      Trinity County (59)  
 
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1California (Shasta County), Cottonwood — 10 — Reading Adobe7 Miles →
Built 1847 by Major Pierson Barton Reading, who crossed the plains in 1843, and was granted Rancho Buena Ventura, most northern Mexican grant, 1844. Site of first county seat, 1850, when Shasta included other counties. Discovered gold at Clear Creek . . . Map (db m152263) HM
2California (Shasta County), Cottonwood — 10 — Site of Reading AdobeRancho Buena Ventura
Home of Pierson Barton Reading (1816-1868)-California Pioneer of 1843-Major in Fremont's California Battalion, Mexican War of 1846, signer of Capitulation of Cahuenga-discoverer of second major gold strike 1848-adobe built here 1847, designated seat . . . Map (db m57814) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022