“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 Smartsville, California

Clickable Map of Nevada 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> Nevada County, CA (218) Placer County, CA (209) Sierra County, CA (55) Yuba County, CA (46) Washoe County, NV (89)  NevadaCounty(218) Nevada County (218)  PlacerCounty(209) Placer County (209)  SierraCounty(55) Sierra County (55)  YubaCounty(46) Yuba County (46)  WashoeCountyNevada(89) Washoe County (89)
Nevada City is the county seat for Nevada County
Smartsville is in Nevada County
      Nevada County (218)  
      Placer County (209)  
      Sierra County (55)  
      Yuba County (46)  
      Washoe County, Nevada (89)  
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1California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Smartsville Grocery
Originally a two story, L-shaped building. Mrs. Bridget Henderson ran it as a boarding house later selling to Mrs. Ellen Dewan, becoming the Dewan Hotel. Her son, Jim Dewan briefly ran Jim's Saloon along the side of the hotel. In 1935 Rex and Agnes . . . Map (db m100862) HM
2California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Smartville / SmartsvilleWhich is it? S or no S
Named for James Smart, who built the first hotel in 1856. Smartville was referred in the US Federal land grant of 1878, as Smartsville. Due to ruling by the US Post Office Department, in 1909. The name was changed back the Smartville. It stayed that . . . Map (db m100861) HM
3California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Sucker Flat
This now quiet valley was once the site of the Gold-Rush Era town of Sucker Flat - and of the Blue Point and Blue Gravel Mines. These were two of the richest hydraulic mines in California. Which along with a number of other claims work the . . . Map (db m100992) HM
4California (Nevada County), Smartsville — The Yuba River Bridge at Parks Bar1913 - 1994
William M. Thomas of Thomas and Post Consulting Engineers designed the 685-foot-long Parks Bar Bridge in 1912 for Yuba County. The original 16-foot-wide bridge with four 140-foot-long arch spans was constructed by the Portland Concrete Pile Company . . . Map (db m54222) HM
5California (Yuba County), Smartsville — YUB-12 — Church of the Immaculate ConceptionState of California Point of Historical Interest: Yub-12
Erected 1850, the original structure was destroyed by fire in 1870, and rebuilt in 1871 by the citizens of Smartsville on the original foundation. At one time this church served 800 parishioners, mostly Irish Catholics employed at the Smartsville . . . Map (db m39828) HM
6California (Yuba County), Smartsville — Edward James McGanney
Born Oct. 31, 1891. Killed in action in the Argonne, France Oct. 5th, 1918 He died that others might liveMap (db m39872) HM
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Oct. 2, 2022