Category Archives: Maps

Where Is/Was Bidwell Avenue?

Take a look at the section labeled NUMBER 3. It’s at the top of the map. That’s where I live, on Bidwell Ave. The Bidwell Ave. on this old map runs from Lindo Channel to the County Road (now Bell … Continue reading

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More about the Rancho Chico Map

This map has the name “B. Cussick, Agt” near the bottom. The name helps date the map. So who was B. Cussick? Bernard Cussick, known as Barney, was born in New York state in 1848. In 1876 he came to … Continue reading

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Rancho Chico Map

On my recent trip to the Bancroft Library I looked at this “Map Showing the Subdivisions of the John Bidwell Rancho,” which is in the Bidwell Family papers there.  I don’t think Meriam Library has a copy of this, or … Continue reading

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