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Camp Far West Cemetery Monument image, Touch for more information
By Margaret Tomer Rummens, April 5, 2009
Camp Far West Cemetery Monument
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — Camp Far West Cemetery
[ Inscribed on the monument: ] Side A: To the Memory of the Pioneers who were buried here between the years 1844 – 1856 Side B: Erected 1911 By the Grand Parlor Native Sons of the Golden West [ . . . — Map (db m40633) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — Chinese Pyre
Chinese Pyre was used by the Wheatland Chinese Community during the 1870s – 1890s for funeral ceremonies. The pyre was used to burn precious paper believed to release the spirit to go on . Rebuilt in 1978 by the Wheatland . . . — Map (db m17715) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — 1003 — Durst Hop RanchSite of Wheatland Hop Riot — August 3, 1913
Second major labor dispute in the U.S.A. Initiated by the I.W.W. Labor movement. — Map (db m57628) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — Holland House
Built 1869 & Restored 1997 Oldest continuously occupied home in Wheatland — Map (db m17145) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — 493 — Johnson's Ranch
The first settlement reached in California by emigrant trains using the Emigrant (“Donner”) Trail. It was an original part of the 1844 Don Pablo Gutierrez Land Grant. It was sold at auction to William Johnson in 1854. In 1849 part of the . . . — Map (db m10528) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — Overland Emigrant Trail
Approximately 1 ¼ miles east of this site is the historic Johnson’s Crossing. This was the first settlement reached west of the Sierra and the last stop on the Overland Emigrant Trail. Used as a camping spot for the pioneers, departure spot for the . . . — Map (db m10533) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — The Graham Hotel
The Graham Hotel was built in 1853 by Williamson Graham on the Bear River north of Wire Bridge. It was strategically located on the stage route from Sacramento to Nevada City by way of Johnsons Crossing and Round Tent. A store was soon built . . . — Map (db m40813) HM
California (Yuba County), Wheatland — T-69 — Truckee Trail – To Johnson Ranch
”with practically no food for man or beast, and by bringing all the energy and courage which both men and beast possessed,…we succeeded in…reaching the first, or Johnston’s settlement.” -Benjamin Hoffman, Sep 1, 1849 — Map (db m40842) HM

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