#0695 Plum Valley House


#0695 Plum Valley House

Site information:

On Ridge Rd, 8.6 mi E of State Hwy 49


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Plum Valley House Site

The Plum Valley House, built in 1854 by John Bope, was constructed of hewn logs and whip sawn lumber. It was a toll station on the Henness Pass Road between Marysville and Virginia City. It is named for the wild plums which grow in the area.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sierra Parlor No. 268, Alleghany Native Daughters of the Golden West, September 25, 1962.

Registered 9/11/1959