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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Weaverville, California
Location of Weaverville, California
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|This monument dedicated to the fond remembrance of Archie Arbuckle who from false Armistice Day 1918 until his death July 11th, 1970 fired the anvil each 4th of July.
Anvil firing has been a tradition with the Arbuckle family for 5 generations. . . . — — Map (db m56137) HM|
|In1852 the Cameron Bros. built a 2 story building. Madam La Batcheler purchased it in 1853 and operated the Golden Gate Saloon. Later known as the Polka Saloon, by 1855, the town lodges of ECV, Masons and Son of Temperance met in the upper story . . . — — Map (db m56024) HM|
|In the year 1854 on this site two belligerent Chinese Tongs fought a pitched battle, 2000 participated, 26 lost their lives, and many were wounded. — — Map (db m56084) HM|
|Built by Richard Clifford in 1855. One of three two story Weaverville structures with outside circular staircases hand made by village blacksmiths. Once home of Mt. Bally Parlor No. 87, Native Sons of the Golden West.
Dedicated by Grand Parlor, . . . — — Map (db m56004) HM|
|The first chapter of ECV in Weaverville began in 1855. After a rocky start in the Sierra Nevada Gold County, the organization got a foothold in Mokelumne Hill, in 1851. The first Noble Grand Humbug for the Weaverville Chapter was John C. Burch, a . . . — — Map (db m70304) HM|
|Near this site in April, 1850, William S. Hamilton, the son of Alexander Hamilton, established the first store in the basin. During a business trip to Sacramento he died from cholera, August 7, 1850. — — Map (db m56002) HM|
Dedicated as Historical
Historical Society — — Map (db m56016) HM|
|This Joss House
Was built in 1874 by
who came to the Trinity County
in search of gold. — — Map (db m56145) HM|
|In the 1880’s George Jumper established a steam powered sawmill 300' east of this monument, above the confluence of Little Brown’s Creek and China Gulch. An 80’ long building housed the mill. Oxen teams of ten or more were used to pull long, four . . . — — Map (db m112566) HM|
|This house built in 1917 by family members on land purchased from Mrs. J. Putnam is located adjacent to the 32 acre Lorenz Ranch farmed by the Lee family since 1906. Acquired from the Lee family in 1989 by Trinity County. — — Map (db m56193) HM|
Searching for Gold
Imagine a pile of dirt as big as 6 football fields and two miles high.
That pile of dirt use to be where you are now standing.
It is called Oregon Mountain.
Hydraulic mining dissolved 90% of this mound in the . . . — — Map (db m96543) HM|
|Built in 1854 as a single story frame building, it burned in the town fire of 1859 and rebuilt as a brick two-story. It was gutted in the big fire of 1863 and rebuilt. The hotel was known as the official stage stop until after the turn of the . . . — — Map (db m56017) HM|
|We honor the earliest interments of our pioneers whose wooden crosses, slabs and markers have been destroyed by the erosion of time. They were immigrants and adventurers who answered the call of gold. Some stayed to become packers, merchants, . . . — — Map (db m56135) HM|
|This building, with its rammed earth wall was constructed by early Chinese settlers.
On January 17, 1910, it was purchased by the Weaverville Fire District and was their fire station until 1949.
In 1979, the local fire district, with . . . — — Map (db m56020) HM|
|One of four Gold Rush breweries in Weaverville, the Pacific Brewery building was built by Fred Walters in 1855. Walters sold to Lorenz and Hagelman in 1865. John Meckel bought the business from Lorenz in 1878. Meckel died in 1889, but the Meckel . . . — — Map (db m56029) HM|
|The Paymaster Goldmine in Eastman Gulch, northeast of Lewiston, was located by Billy Richards, Bob Hamilton and Gene Goodyear in 1901. The original mill was built about 1904. The machinery was dismantled, restored and re-erected in this similar mill . . . — — Map (db m56082) HM|
|Once known as China Graveyard Ridge, by late August, 1871, Alex Love developed a racetrack on this site 550 yards in length. This popular quarter mile track saw the names of horses like “Hayfork Kitty” and “Hollywood” owned . . . — — Map (db m56190) HM|
|On this site was built
the fist cabin and
July, 8 1850 — — Map (db m57963) HM|
|On this lot stood the Spanish Corral, a dance hall house of ill repute for over a decade during the Gold Rush. Two legislative acts of 1855, banned gambling and prostitution. Every fourth business in town was a saloon with ladies of the night, and . . . — — Map (db m95696) HM|
|The spiral staircases of Weaverville have always been a predominant part of this community’s architecture. The structures became a necessity because of the separate ownership of the upper and lower floors.
This stairway, the first of these . . . — — Map (db m56015) HM|
| John Carr and his partners came to Weaverville in the spring of 1851. Carr was a blacksmith and realized immediately the need to set up shop. He did so, on this site. John Carr became known as "Vulcan” and established the first blacksmith . . . — — Map (db m153169) HM|
|This mine was originally known as the Oregon Mountain group of claims, first operated about 1862. In 1892 the mine was purchased by the La Grange Hydraulic Gold Mining Company which brought water from Stuart's Fork through 29 miles of ditch tunnels . . . — — Map (db m32635) HM|
|At the head of Court Street next to the Catholic cemetery, J.F. Chillis in 1852, began building the first Trinity County courthouse. The twenty by sixty structure was three stories in 1853. The Trinity Masonic Lodge bought the third floor from the . . . — — Map (db m124447) HM|
Erected 1891 — — Map (db m56079) HM|
|This building is one of the oldest courthouses in continuous use in California. It was built in 1857 by Henry Hocker as a hotel, store and saloon and was purchased by the Board of Supervisors in 1865. The rear section was added in 1935. The center . . . — — Map (db m56001) HM|
| Two plaques are on this monument:
This town was created in 1850 by the early miners, merchants, craftsmen and worshippers as the gold mining and commercial center of the area. Here they built of brick, earth . . . — — Map (db m56018) HM|
|Dedicated to the Weaverville Ladies Eltapome Band and to the pioneer musicians who played an important part in the early day social life of the town. Trinitarianus Chapter E Clampus Vitus July 23, 1966 — — Map (db m146343) HM|
|In the bend of Rich Gulch near its junction with Ash Hollow five miners worked the winter of 1849-50, with the use of a log hollowed out to make a rocker. The rich pocket yielded five pounds of gold per day. The gulches in this district proved to . . . — — Map (db m112476) HM|
|Chinatown business district was centered in this area. On September 10, 1874, fire destroyed everything from the corner of Highway 3 & Main Street to the Pacific Brewery, except four adobe buildings. Again, on September 30, 1905, fire destroyed all . . . — — Map (db m56027) HM|
Weaverville Drug Store
Has been place on the
of Historic Places
By the United States Department
of the Interior — — Map (db m56005) HM|
|Hundreds of Chinese miners came to the Weaverville area in the 1850’s and prospered despite hardships, discrimination and tax on foreign miners. The first house of worship burned in 1873; the Chinese continued their religious traditions in the . . . — — Map (db m56086) HM|