Bidwell Bar, California

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Bidwell Bar

1860

Photo provided by Larry Matthews

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Description 

"BIDWELL'S BAR - From 1853 to 1856 Bidwell's Bar served as the second county seat of Butte County. The site of the courthouse, now inundated by Oroville Reservoir, is 120 yards west of this small monument." - California Historic Landmark No.330

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical info
  • October 31, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • September 26, 2010: New photo from Larry Matthews

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