Fun Fact #13
John Bidwell built the first irrigation ditch in the Sacramento Valley



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Historical : Landmarks

Bidwell's Bar



Erected by Argonaut Parlor No. 8, Native Sons of the Golden West and Butte County Board of Supervisors to designate the site of the second county seat of Butte County, Bidwell's Bar 1853-1856. Site of the court house was 120 yds west of this point. Marked by small monument.



Address:
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, Bidwell Canyon, Bidwell Canyon Rd, Oroville., Oroville


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