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LITTLE TOWN OF ROUGH AND READY

Historical Landmark

Description:
Established in 1849 and named in honor of General Zachary Taylor, after the Rough and Ready Company of miners from Wisconsin, this was one of the principal towns of Nevada County. In 1850, articles of secession were drawn up establishing the 'Republic of Rough and Ready.' As a result of disastrous fires, only a few structures remain today that were built in the 1850s.

Registration Date: 9/19/1938

Location:
City: Rough and Ready
County: Nevada

Directions:
NE corner of State Hwy 20 and Mountain Rose Rd, Rough and Ready

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