California State Historical Landmark #314
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This landmark is located in the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, Bidwell Canyon, Bidwell Canyon Road, Oroville in Butte County. There are 10 other California State Historical Landmarks in Butte County. The GPS coordinates for this location are 39° 32' 15.4" N 121° 27' 18.0" W.
The Mother Orange Tree of Butte County was planted at this spot by Judge Joseph Lewis in 1856. The Bidwell Bar Bridge, first suspension bridge of California, was transported from New York via Cape Horn 1853 and was completed 1856. Its site is now inundated by Oroville Reservoir.