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The Battle of Bloody Island

Intersection of State Hwy 20 and Reclamation Rd, 1. 7 mi SE of Upper Lake , Upper Lake, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 39° 8' 19.9284", -122° 52' 52.0716"
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One-fourth mile west is Bloody Island, now a hill surrounded by reclaimed land, where, in 1850, U.S. soldiers nearly annihilated the Indian inhabitants for the murder of two white men. Doubt exists of these Indians' guilt. In 1851 a treaty was negotiated between whites and Indians.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
The Battle of Bloody Island Historical Marker Location Map, Upper Lake, California Map