#0213 Rabbit Creek Hotel Monument


#0213 Rabbit Creek Hotel Monument

Site information:

North of intersection of Main and Church Sts, La Porte

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

39.682839, -120.984690

Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

Rabbit Creek House

Built 1852 by Eli S. Lester, the first building in town included a hotel, trading post and two barns.

Dedicated by Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5976 E Clampus Vitus July 27, 1996 (6001)

OHP description:

La Porte, first known as Rabbit Creek, was one of the most important settlements in the southern part of Plumas County. In the fall of 1852, Eli S. Lester built the Rabbit Creek Hotel, the first house in town.

Registered 6/20/1935