Rancho Buena VenturaHome of Pierson Barton Reading (1816-1868)-California Pioneer of 1843-Major in Fremont's California Battalion, Mexican War of 1846, signer of Capitulation of Cahuenga-discoverer of second major gold strike 1848-adobe built here 1847, designated seat of Shasta County Government 1850-51, kitchen wing of Reading mansion 1854-1881, destroyed by vandals 1942-best stock farm in California 1862. Major Reading buried nearby.
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|Placed By||State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with The Shasta Historical Society, May 18, 1968|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:34pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 567868 N 4471499|
|Decimal Degrees||40.39133333, -122.20033333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 23.48', W 122° 12.02'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 23' 28.80" N, 122° 12' 1.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19 Adobe Ln, Cottonwood CA 96022, US|
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