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Siskiyou County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in Siskiyou

Siskiyou County Historical Markers

Siskiyou County - General Interest
Canby’s Cross-1873
General E. R. S. Canby was murdered here in April 1873 while holding a peace parley with Captain Jack and Indian chiefs under a flag of truce. Eleazer... [click for more]

Captain Jack’s Stronghold
From this fortress, Captain Jack and his Indian forces successfully resisted capture by U.S. Army troops from December 1, 1872 to April 18, 1873. ... [click for more]

Emigrant Trail Crossing of Present Highway
As early as 1852 wagon trains of overland emigrants crossed six hundred feet to the north of this monument, into Shasta Valley and Yreka, the monument... [click for more]

Guillem’s Graveyard
Almost 100 soldiers killed in action during the Modoc Indian War of 1872-73 were buried here. The bodies were moved to the National Cemetery in Washin... [click for more]

Site of Fort Jones
Companies A and B of the First United States Dragoons established a military post here on October 16, 1852. Named in honor of Colonel Roger Jones, bre... [click for more]

Strawberry Valley Stage Station
Across the road from this marker stood the Strawberry Valley Stage Station which served the patrons of the line from its completion in 1857 until 1886... [click for more]

West Miner Street - Third Street Historic District, Yreka
Founded in March 1851 with the discovery of gold in the nearby 'flats,' Yreka quickly became the commercial and transportation hub for the surrounding... [click for more]

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