#0078 Clear Creek


#0078 Clear Creek

Site information:

Redding Rancheria Rd and Canyon Rd, S Redding

Clear Creek runs just a few feet from this plaque (behind the wall), but based on the text it appears the site commemorated is the same as #32 of Reading's Bar.

40.506355, -122.380051

Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

In 1848 gold was first discovered of this creek by Major Pierson Barton Reading, early California pioneer.

Erected by California Highway Commission 1931

OHP description:

Five miles up the creek, at Reading's Bar, is the site of the discovery of gold by Major Pierson B. Reading and his Indian laborers in 1848.

Registered 12/6/1932