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OREGON CITY

Historical Landmark

Description:
Entering California over the Applegate and Lassen Trails, a party of Oregonians arrived here in autumn of 1848 to establish Oregon City. Little more than a year later their captain, Peter H. Burnett, became the first civil Governor of California. For a time, Oregon City prospered as a gold mining and supply center - then it declined into virtual oblivion.

Registration Date: 6/28/1965

Location:
City: Oroville
County: Butte

Directions:
Diggins Dr between Oroville and Cherokee

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