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Lake County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in Lake

Lake County Historical Markers

Lake County Courthouse
Old Lake County Courthouse
This brick courthouse, constructed by A. P. Pettit in 1870-71, was one of the few buildings in the vicinity to survive the 1906 earthquake with only m... [click for more]

Lake County Historic Homes & Houses
Site of Stone and Kelsey Home
This home was built by Charles Stone and Andy Kelsey on land purchased from Salvador Vallejo. They forced Indians to do the construction work, causing... [click for more]

Stone House
Oldest building in Lake County, the Stone House was erected of stone in 1853-54 by Robert Sterling, whose wife was first non-Indian woman in Coyote Va... [click for more]

Lake County - General Interest
Lower Lake Stone Jail
This jail, claimed to be the smallest in the United States, was erected in 1876 of stone locally quarried and reinforced with iron. During the stirrin... [click for more]

St. Helena Toll Road and Bull Trail
The old bull trail from Napa Valley to Middletown was built by volunteers in the 1850s. A number of its grades were 35 percent. An official road in 18... [click for more]

Sulphur Bank Mine
This sulphur mine also became one of the most noted quicksilver producers in world. First worked for sulphur in 1865, in four years it produced a tota... [click for more]

The Battle of Bloody Island
One-fourth mile west is Bloody Island, now a hill surrounded by reclaimed land, where, in 1850, U.S. soldiers nearly annihilated the Indian inhabitant... [click for more]

This page last updated: 11/11/2009