California State Historic Landmark 521
John Greenwood, a trapper and guide who came to California in 1844, established
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.
SW corner of the intersection of State Hwy 193 and Greenwood St, Greenwood.
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