#238:  Swift's Stone Corral

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1,000 ft S of Maxwell-Sites Rd, 6.4 mi W of Maxwell





Site is on private land, but is visible from the road.

From the Guidebook:

The original owner and builder of this stone corral was Granville P. Swift, a native of Kentucky. In 1847 Swift began ranching in Stone Creek Valley in Colusa County. In 1850 he and his partner Frank Sears needed a corral and, as there was no timber in the surrounding country, they built one from the flat stones that were scattered over the area.

2009 David Schmitt