#0184 Peter Lassen Marker (Site of Lassen Trading Post)


#0184 Peter Lassen Marker (Site of Lassen Trading Post)

Site information:

On North Valley Rd, 4.5 mi E of Greenville

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


Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

Peter Lassen
Site of Trading Post 1851

Dedicated by Plumas Pioneer Parlor No. 210, N.D.G.W., Plumas Parlor No. 228, N.S.G.W. October 26, 1930

OHP description:

In the summer of 1850, Lassen and a companion, Isidore Meyerwitz, went to Indian Valley and selected a suitable location for a ranch, where they erected a log cabin in 1851 to house their trading post. In 1855 Lassen moved to Honey Lake Valley, Lassen County, where he resided as a miner and farmer until he was killed from ambush while prospecting in 1859.

Registered 6/20/1935