California State Historic Landmark 521

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#521 Greenwood
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.

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

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