This was the home of Pierson Barton Reading (1816-1868), a California pioneer of 1843. He was a major in Frémont's California Battalion which fought in the Mexican War. He was a signer of the Capitulation of Cahuenga and discovered gold in 1848. Major Reading is buried nearby.
Registration Date: 6/1/1932
Near entrance to Reading Island Park, 213 Adobe Rd, 5.8 mi E of Cottonwood
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