Cressler - Bonner Trading Post

Cressler - Bonner Trading Post (HM6LK)

Location: Cedarville, CA 96104 Modoc County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 31.736', W 120° 10.43'

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California Historical Landmark No. 14

The first building erected in Deep Creek settlement, now Cedarville, was built in 1865 as a trading post by James Townsend, who was killed in an indian fight it 1866.

Purchased by William T. Cressler and John H. Bonner in 1867, the building was used as a trading post and general store until larger quarters were built in 1874.

The mercantile, banking and ranching firm of Cressler and Bonner played a major roll in the settlement and development of Surprise Valley and Modoc County.

The land for Cedarville Park was donated to Modoc County by descendants of Mr. Gressler in 1957 and the building was reconstructed in 1977 with funds provided by The State Recreational Bond Act of 1974.
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HM NumberHM6LK
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Marker Number14
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 735786 N 4601333
Decimal Degrees41.52893333, -120.17383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 31.736', W 120° 10.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 31' 44.16" N, 120° 10' 25.80" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 503 Center St, Cedarville CA 96104, US
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