California Historical Landmarks in Placer County
California Historical Landmark 399
24540 Main Street
Gold discovered here in 1850 in which year the first 'Forest House' built. In 1852 the Jenny Lind Mine found which produced over million dollars in gold while the mines in this immediate vicinity produced over ten million dollars up to 1868. Town an important trading post and famed for its beautiful forests.
State Registered Landmark No. 399
Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission
Base furnished by Placer County Historical Society
Dedicated August 20, 1950
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) is an altruistic fraternal organization derived from the similar English Oddfellows service organizations which came into being during the 1700s....Although in Britain the Odd Fellows tended to meet in pubs, in the U.S. the lodges often built their own facilities. Many of these are now on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places....
From Wikipedia entry for Independent Order of Odd Fellows
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