Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Trinity County

State Route 3 in the Trinity Alps
State Route 3 in the Trinity Alps
14 July 2007

Trinity County is a large, rugged and mountainous, heavily forested county in northwestern California. The 2010 census counted 13,786 souls.

Trinity County has neither traffic lights nor freeways nor parking meters nor incorporated cities. Until 1999, Trinty County had neither chain store nor restaurant.

Weaverville, population about 3,500 souls, is the largest town in Trinity County and the county seat. Some of the oldest buildings in California are in Weaverville. The courthouse, built in 1856, is the second oldest in California, and the Weaverville Drug Store has been filling prescriptions since 1852. The Joss House is an historic Taoist temple built in 1873.

Adapted from Wikipedia.

Name Address City Year Authority ID Sort Address Sort Name
Anvil FiringLowden Park Recreational Hall parking lotWeavervillePOILowdenAnvil Firing
BagdadSR 299Helena 1850POI299-10Bagdad
Bagdad – North Fork – HelenaEast Fork RoadHelena POIEast Fork RoadBagdad – North Fork – Helena
Bowerman Barn Guy Covington Drive Trinity National Forest1878National1981000181003-05Bowerman Barn
Bucket Line DredgesSR 3 and East Side RoadTrinity National ForestPOI003-60Bucket Line Dredges
Cañon CityCanyon Creek RoadTrinity National ForestPOICanyon CreekCañon City
Carrville581 Carrville Loop Road Trinity CenterPOICarvilleCarrville
DedrickCanyon Creek RoadTrinity National ForestPOICanyon CreekDedrick
Hamilton StoreMill Street BridgeWeavervillePOIMillHamilton Store
Helena Historic District SR 299Helena 1852National1984001219299-20Helena Historic District
Japanese Bomb BalloonSR 3 at Morgan Hill RoadHayforkPOI003-90Japanese Bomb Balloon
Jumper SawmillSR 3 at Little Browns Creek RoadTrinity National Forest1880POI003-10Jumper Sawmill
Junction City CentennialSR 299 at Canyon Creek RoadJunction CityPOI299-20Junction City Centennial
Kellogg CemeterySR 3HayforkPOI003-87Kellogg Cemetery
La Grange MineSR 299Weaverville1862California778299-30La Grange Mine
Lee Family Ranch House115 Lorenz RoadWeavervillePOILorenzLee Family Ranch House
Lewiston Historic District Deadwood, Turnpike, and Schoolhouse RoadsLewiston1851National1988000550DeadwoodLewiston Historic District
Lowden’s Wagon RoadSR 3 at Little Browns Creek RoadRuralPOI003-20Lowden’s Wagon Road
Old Courthouse SiteCourt Street at Center StreetWeavervillePOICourtOld Courthouse Site
Paymaster Mine Stampmill780 Main StreetWeavervillePOIMin 0780Paymaster Mine Stampmill
Race Track – Airport – Golf CourseGolf Course Drive and Fairway DriveWeavervillePOIGolfRace Track – Airport – Golf Course
Reading’s BarSteiner Flat RoadDouglas City BLM CampgroundPOISteiner FlatReading’s Bar
Salt Creek SchoolSR 3 Near Dobbins Gulch RoadHayforkPOI003-95Salt Creek School
Steel BridgeSteel Bridge RoadRuralPOISteel BridgeSteel Bridge
Trinity CenterSR 3 at Airport RoadTrinity CenterPOI003-70Trinity Center
Weaverville Historic District Main StreetWeaverville1850National1971000209Main 0000Weaverville Historic District
Weaverville Joss HouseSR 299 and Oregon StreetWeaverville1874California709299-40Weaverville Joss House
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