Deer Creek Bridges – Elevations & History

From the highest elevation to lowest, here are views of bridges crossing Deer Creek along with some history. Boulder Street Bridge, Nevada City – Elevation 2,512′  (Near Lefty’s Grill & the Stone House) Pine Street Bridge, Nevada City – Elevation 2,445′   Tribute Trail  – Angkula Seo  Suspension Bridge – Elevation 2,400′ (built by Seattle Bridge LLC) Tribute Trail – … Read More

Jennie Carter’s Thoughts & Words from Nevada City 1867-1874 [video]

Jennie Carter was an articulate social critic who wrote from her home in Nevada City during the mid-1860s through the 1870s. Excerpts from Jennie Carter’s essays are dramatized in the following historical video short.     If you enjoyed this post check out; Jennie Carter’s Nevada County Setting 1860s, 2nd Marriage & ObituaryJennie Carter’s Pre-Civil War, Civil War & Reconstruction-era … Read More

Jennie Carter’s Nevada County Setting 1860s, 2nd Marriage & Obituary

Jennie and her first husband, Mr. Correll (a Campbellite minister), moved from New Orleans to Grass Valley around 1860. While Jennie was living in Nevada County, newspaper advertisements promoted rubber clothing the Glenbrook Race Track ice dealers fireproof bricks Grass Valley’s installation of sewer lines Alonzo Delano was selling fire and life insurance, and A.A. Sargent promoted his law practice … Read More

Jennie Carter – Filming Behind-the-Scenes & Creative Partners

While reading Eric Gardner’s book—Jennie Carter: A Black Journalist of the Early West—in the spring of 2019, Deer Creek Project Coordinator, Lisa Redfern day-dreamed about highlighting Jennie Carter in a historical video. Upon reaching Carter’s temperance segment (page 25, 1868) describing drinking water out of Deer Creek, Redfern found the connection she needed to go-for-it. Video production took the entire … Read More