#0430 Fort Bidwell


#0430 Fort Bidwell

Site information:

Fort Bidwell Indian Community Center, W end of Bridge St, Fort Bidwell


Plaque information:

No plaque.  I have heard the former state plaque has been removed by the owners of the site.

OHP description:

Fort Bidwell, named for John Bidwell, was established in 1865. The fort, which operated until 1893, was one of the last early military posts north of Benicia to be abandoned. From 1898 to 1930, the fort served as a non-reservation boarding school for Indians.

Registered 3/16/1949