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CHM No. 971 - Downieville CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper
N 39° 33.457 W 120° 49.821
10S E 686398 N 4380907
Quick Description: Downieville was originally part of Yuba Co. Unwilling to wait for a distant government, the "gallows" became a symbol of the need for local government.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2016 7:35:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMRNXP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 1

Long Description:
There were 14 steps to the gallows. This is a restored structure.
This was above the life zone for oak trees; evergreens don't work so well,
Marker Number: 971.00

Marker Name: Sherifff's Gallows

County: Sierra

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Galloway Rd. and Courthouse Square

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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Volcanoguy visited CHM  No. 971   - Downieville CA 10/10/2016 Volcanoguy visited it