|What is it?
||A plaque at the entrance of the Win-River Casino!
|What makes it historical?
||The guide says: Five miles up the creek, at Reading’s Bar, is the site of the discovery of gold by Major Pierson B. Reading and his Indian laborers in 1848.
Other tidbits: That pretty well sums it up!
|HOW CAN I HELP KEEP IT HISTORICAL?
- You can volunteer with the Shasta Historical Society!
- You can donate to the Shasta Historical Society!
- You can be a responsible visitor! That means respecting the signs and pathways and treating all structures and artifacts with respect! After all, they’ve endured a lot already to make it into the present! They’ll need our help to make it to the future!
|How do I find it?
Old Hwy 99 and Canyon Rd
S Redding, CA 90061
The plaque is at the intersection of Redding Rancheria Road and Canyon Road! The site is directly across Market Street!
From Los Angeles: ~539mi (868km) — 9hrs
From Sacramento: ~156mi (252km) — 2.6hrs
From San Diego: ~659mi (1061km) — 11hrs
From San Francisco: ~212mi (342km) — 3.6hrs
|When should I go?
||Whenever the mood strikes you!