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Quincy City Historical Markers

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in the City of Quincy

Quincy City Historical Markers

Quincy Schools
Pioneer Schoolhouse
In 1857 the residents of the eastern end of American Valley built a school, the first schoolhouse in Plumas County. On July 2, 1857, Mr. S. A. Ballou ... [click for more]

Quincy Historic Homes & Houses
Plumas House
The first and second Plumas Houses were built on this site. The second was built in 1866 by James and Jane Edwards. This hotel, the center of Quincy's... [click for more]

Quincy General Interest
Buck’s Lake
This was the site of a ranch established by Horace Bucklin and Francis Walker in 1850. Later came a large hotel, post office, and express office. The ... [click for more]

Tate's Ravine was named in the spring of 1852, when Alex and Frank Tate discovered gold there. Lewis Stark and his family came across the plains to se... [click for more]

Pioneer Grave (Grizzly Creek)
The legend, as told by the pioneers: 'The lad was returning to Marysville from a trip to the mines, he, having packed a trainload of provisions to the... [click for more]

Rich Bar
Gold was first found here in July 1850 by miners coming over the mountains from the Yuba Diggins, and there was much production during early 1850s alo... [click for more]

Site Of American Ranch and Hotel
James H. Bradley in 1854 built the American Hotel, the first sawed-lumber house in Quincy. On March 18, 1854, three commissioners met there to form a ... [click for more]

Spanish Ranch and Meadow Valley
Miners going to the East Branch, Middle Fork, or North Fork of the Feather River separated at Spanish Rancho, established in July 1850 by two Spaniard... [click for more]