#0212 Pioneer Grave (Grizzly Creek)


#0212 Pioneer Grave (Grizzly Creek)

Site information:

On Buck's Lake Rd, 3.5 mi W of Buck's Lake


Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

P. Linthiouh

Died Sept, 1852, Age 19.

O.H. copied from tree, carved by comrade, 1852.

By Plumas Pioneer Parlor No. 219, N.D.G.W., Quincy Parlor No. 131, N.S.G.W. Dedicated Aug. 9, 1931.

OHP description:

The legend, as told by the pioneers: 'The lad was returning to Marysville from a trip to the mines, he, having packed a trainload of provisions to the mines, was returning with gold dust. He was murdered and robbed. Later a comrade carved his name, age, etc., on a tree. P. Linthiouh, died September, 1852, age 19.

Registered 6/20/1935