ECV1850 Plaque:
Tacitus Ryland Arbuckle
(Callahan, CA)

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TACITUS RYLAND
ARBUCKLE
(FOUNDER OF THE TOWN OF ARBUCKLE)
BORN MARCH 6, 1835 IN LEXINGTON,
MISSOURI, TACITUS, AT THE AGE OF NINE-
TEEN, LEFT FOR CALIFORNIA BY THE
SOUTHERN OVERLAND ROUTE. THE JOUR-
NEY TOOK SIX MOUNTHS TO COMPLETE.
HE SPENT MANY YEARS MINING IN NAPA
AND SONOMA COUNTIES, WORKING ON A
RANCH IN NAPA COUNTY AND STOCK RAIS-
ING IN MENDOCINO COUNTY. THERE HE
PURCHASED A STOCK RANCH LOCATED ON
RANCHIRITA CREEK AT THE HEAD OF
ANDERSON VALLEY. IN 1866, TACITUS AC-
QUIRED 7320 ACRES OF LAND IN COLUSA
COUNTY THAT BECAME HIS TOWNSITE. CON-
STRUCTION OF THE NORTHERN RAILROAD
UP THE WEST SIDE OF THE SACRAMENTO
VALLEY IN 1875 SPURRED THE GROWTH AND
DEVELOPENT OF THE TOWN OF ARBUCKLE.
TACITUS FOUNDED THE TOWN, WAS IT'S
FIRST POSTMASTER, DEEDED THE LOTS
AND HELPED BUILD THE FIRST HOUSE IN
WHAT HAS SINCE COME TO BE KNOWN FAR
AND WIDE AS "THE HOME OF THE ALMONDS."
TACITUS RYLAND ARBUCKLE DIED ON JULY
7, 1899.
DEDICATED MAY 19, 1984 BY HUMBUG
CHAPTER No. 73 AND MOUNTAIN CHARLIE
CHAPTER N0. 1850, E CLAMPUS VITUS.
"RIGHT WRONGS NOBODY"

Victorian Bar

This plaque is located
on the hillside east of
8020 E. Callahan Road.
Callahan.
Siskiyou County, CA.

Callahan is west of Hwy-5, in the greater
Mt.Shastina / Weed area of northern California.


GPS*
  Tacitus Ryland Arbuckle  
WGS84 Datum
N. 41.36057°
W. 122.82186°
*Approximate.


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Photo of Tacitus Ryland Arbuckle Historical Plaque.

ARBUCKLE

IN 1859 TACITUS RYLAND ARBUCKLE LOCATED A
HOMESTEAD IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY, AND IN
1875 HAD THE LAND PLOTTED FOR A TOWNSITE.
THE LEGENDARY ARBUCKLE FOUNDED THE TOWN,
DEEDED THE LOTS, FURNISHED THE NAILS,
AND HELPED BUILD THE FIRST HOUSES IN WHAT
HAS SINCE BECOME THE CITY OF ARBUCKLE. KNOWN
FAR AND WIDE AS "THE HOME OF THE ALMOND."
DEDICATED MARCH 18, 1978
SAM BRANNAN CHAPTER 1004
E CLAMPUS VITUS


This marker is located in the little town of Arbuckle,
Colusa County, California.
Just east of Hwy-5
At the intersection of Fifth Street and
Gail Avenue / Laurel Street, in the median on Fifth Street.
In a traffic island. Marker is near this postal address:
102 Fifth Street,
Arbuckle, CA 95912

Location:
39° 1.181 N.
-122° 3.53 W.





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