Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Sierra County

Convergence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River in Downieville
Convergence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River in Downieville
14 December 2005


Sierra County was formed from parts of Yuba County in 1852. The county derives its name from the Sierra Nevada.

Name Address City Year Authority ID Sort Address Sort Name
1872 California-Nevada State Boundary MarkerDog Valley Road At California/Nevada BorderVerdi1872National1981000387Dog Valley1872 California-Nevada State Boundary Marker
AlleghanyMiners Street and Main StreetAlleghanyPOIMiners Alleghany
Arrastra330 Main StreetDownievillePOIMain 0330Arrastra
Bald Mountain Mine (Missing Marker)Mountain House RoadForest CityPOIMountain House RoadBald Mountain Mine (Missing Marker)
Bovee Building242 Main StreetAlleghanyPOIMain 0242Bovee Building
Busch & Heringlake Building231 State Route 49Sierra CityPOIRoute 049Busch & Heringlake Building
C.A.R.P.242 Main StreetAlleghanyPOIMain 0242C.A.R.P.
Cannon PointSR 49 Near Saddleback RoadDownievillePOISR 49Cannon Point
Chinese MemorialKentucky Mine RoadSierra CityPOIKentucky MineChinese Memorial
Choice LocationSR 49 Near Indian Valley RoadSierra CountyPOIRoute 049Choice Location
Cornish Ranch HouseHenness Pass Road Sierra CountyPOIHenness Pass Road Cornish Ranch House
Craycroft Building203 Main StreetDownieville1852POIMain 0203Craycroft Building
Crossing the SummitYuba Pass Road at State Route 49Tahoe National ForestPOIYuba PassCrossing the Summit
DownievilleMain StreetDownieville1850POIMainDownieville
Downieville BreweryMain StreetDownievillePOIMainDownieville Brewery
Downieville CemeteryGold Bluff RoadDownieville1860POIGold BluffDownieville Cemetery
Downieville Foundry160 Pearl StreetDownievillePOIPearl 0160Downieville Foundry
Downieville Masonic Lodge206 Commercial StreetDownieville1864POICommercial 0206Downieville Masonic Lodge
Downieville Museum330 Main StreetDownieville1852POIMain 0330Downieville Museum
Foote Crossing RoadTyler Foote RoadSierra County1913National1981000180Tyler FooteFoote Crossing Road
Forest CityJunction of North and South Forks of Mountain House RoadForest CityNational1996000942Mountain HouseForest City
Forest City BreweryMountain House RoadForest CityPOIMountain House RoadForest City Brewery
Forest City Dance HallMountain House RoadForest CityPOIMountain House RoadForest City Dance Hall
Forest City Stamp MillMountain House RoadForest CityPOIMountain House RoadForest City Stamp Mill
Goodyears BarMountain House RoadGoodyears Bar1849POIMountain HouseGoodyears Bar
Goodyears Bar SchoolhouseOld Toll Bridge RoadGoodyears Bar1862POIOld Toll BridgeGoodyears Bar Schoolhouse
Henness Pass RoadRidge Road and Mountain House RoadSierra County1849California421RidgeHenness Pass Road
Henness Pass Road Marker 11116 Main StreetDownieville1852POIMain 116Henness Pass Road Marker 11
Henness Pass Road Marker 12Ridge Road at Mountain House RoadAlleghany1855POIRidgeHenness Pass Road Marker 12
Henness Pass Road Marker 13Ridge RoadPlum Valley1855POIRidgeHenness Pass Road Marker 13
Hirshfeldter Building272 Main StreetDownieville1852POIMain 0272Hirshfeldter Building
Howard Ranch and InnSR 49 and Gold Lake HighwayBassettsPOIRoute 049Howard Ranch and Inn
Kentucky Mine100 Kentucky Mine RoadSierra CityPOIKentucky MineKentucky Mine
Kyburz FlatHenness Pass Road East of Route 89Sierra CountyPOIHenness Pass Road Kyburz Flat
Loyalton600 Main StreetLoyaltonPOIMain 0600Loyalton
Mackerman & Company Building309 Main StreetDownieville1852POIMain 0309Mackerman & Company Building
Miner’s Hotel212 State Route 49Sierra CityPOIRoute 049Miner’s Hotel
Mountain HouseMountain House Road and Henness Pass RoadSierra CountyPOIMountain House
Plum Valley HouseRidge RoadPlum Valley1854California695RidgePlum Valley House
Rite HereMain StreetForest CityPOIMainRite Here
Sierra County100 Courthouse SquareDownieville1852POICourthouseSierra County
Sierra County Sheriff's GallowsSierra County Jail YardDownieville1885California971Sierra County Jail YardSierra County Sheriff's Gallows
Sierra County Sheriff's GallowsGalloway Road and Courthouse SquareDownieville1885National1990000118GallowaySierra County Sheriff's Gallows
Sierra ValleySR 49 Near Mountain Quail RoadSierra CountyPOIRoute 049Sierra Valley
Sixteen to One MineMiners Street and Foote RoadAlleghanyPOIMiners Sixteen to One Mine
St. Charles HotelMountain House RoadGoodyears Bar1852POIMountain HouseSt. Charles Hotel
St. Charles Hotel Site305 Main StreetDownieville1850POIMain 0305St. Charles Hotel Site
Truckee Trail Marker 24Henness Pass Road Truckee TrailPOIHenness PassTruckee Trail Marker 24
Truckee Trail Marker 25Henness Pass Road Truckee TrailPOIHenness PassTruckee Trail Marker 25
Truckee Trail Marker 26Henness Pass Road Truckee TrailPOIHenness PassTruckee Trail Marker 26
Truckee Trail Marker 27Near Henness Pass Road Truckee TrailPOIHenness PassTruckee Trail Marker 27
Truckee Trail Marker 28Henness Pass Road Truckee TrailPOIHenness PassTruckee Trail Marker 28
Truckee Trail Marker 29Near Henness Pass Road Truckee TrailPOIHenness PassTruckee Trail Marker 29
Truckee Trail Marker 30Stampede Dam RoadTruckee TrailPOIStampede DamTruckee Trail Marker 30
Webber Lake HotelHenness Pass Road Sierra CountyPOIHenness PassWebber Lake Hotel
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