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Chico, California: Butte Hotel. Parade street scene circa 1910. Vintage 20cm. x 24.5cm. photograph. Very good condition.

SKU: Chico, CA Butte Hotel1 $9.95
Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States. he City of Chico was founded in 1860 by John Bidwell, a member of one of the first wagon trains to reach California in 1843. During the American Civil War, Camp Bidwell (named for John Bidwell, by then a Brigadier General of the California Militia), was established a mile outside Chico, by Lt. Col. A. E. Hooker with a company of cavalry and two of infantry, on August 26, 1863. By early 1865 it was being referred to as Camp Chico when a post called Camp Bidwell was established in northeast California, later to be Fort Bidwell. The city became incorporated January 8, 1872.