"Stage Drivers' Plaque"

"Stage Drivers' Plaque" (HM3S)

Location: Shasta, CA 96087 Shasta County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 35.928', W 122° 29.499'

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In Loving Memory to These Pioneers Who "Held the Ribbons" but Have Turned the Bend in this Road

One of the best known and beloved men in California

Williamson Lyncoya Smith · Aug 6. 1830. Born on a plantation on the James River, Bedford Co. Va. Named "Lyncoya" by President Andrew Jackson. 1822, family settled in Pike Co. Mo. Apr. 25, 1850, left Pike Co. Mo. with McPike & Strothers Express Line for California. Aug. 6, 1950, arrived in Placerville Calif. 1851, Continuously connected with U.S. Mail until 1892. Railroad between Sacramento & Portland was completed on Dec. 17, 1887. July 1884, carried the first U.S. Mail on horseback from Jacksonville to Canyonville, Ore. May 31, 1902, died at his home. West 2 Tehama Sts. Redding, Calif.

James E. Birth · First stage driver in California & organizer of the California Stage Co. Sept. 12, 1857. Lost at sea on the mail steamer Central America.

J.B. Crandall · Pioneer stage driver from 1849, covering Calif. Ore. & Nev. June 11, 1852, drove the first stage over the Sierra Nevada Mtn. Nov. 24, 1872, eight miles from Los Angeles, thrown from his stage. Was kicked by the wheel horse, ending his life.

W.F. Hall & W.H. Hall · Stage drivers from 1849.

Marshall McCummings · Aug. 1952, drove the first stage from Sacramento to Shasta. Monroe & Felt. Proprietors

Daniel Masten Cawley · July 14, 1828, born in N.H. Sept. 1, 1856, drove the first stage over the Siskiyou Mt. for California Stage Co. Dec. 1, 1887, drove the last stage over Siskiyou Mt. for the Califronia Orgeon Idaho Stage Co. Oct. 15, 1901, died in Yreka, California.

Andrew Jackson Bacon
Joseph Henry Bacon

Erected by Mae Helene Bacon Boggs, niece of Williamson Lyncoya Smith

Shasta, June 8, 1931.

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HM NumberHM3S
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1931
Placed ByMae Helene Bacon Boggs
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:38pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 543011 N 4494345
Decimal Degrees40.59880000, -122.49165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 35.928', W 122° 29.499'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 35' 55.68" N, 122° 29' 29.94" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15344 CA-299, Shasta CA 96087, US
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