#0521 Greenwood


#0521 Greenwood

Site information:

SW corner of the intersection of State Hwy 193 and Main St, Greenwood

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:


John Greenwood, a trapper and guide who came to California in 1844, established a here a trading post in 1849. The mining town of Greenwood, which developed during the Gold Rush, boasted a theater, 4 hotels, 14 stores, a brewery, and 4 saloons. Among its illustrious citizens was John A. Stone, California songwriter, who was buried here in 1863.

Marker placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with The Golden Key, May 15, 1955.
Registered 11/1/1954