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Susanville in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Noble Emigrant Trail

 
 
Noble Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2008
1. Noble Emigrant Trail Marker
Inscription. This meadow, now a city park, was a welcome stopping place on the Noble Emigrant Trail, pioneered by William H. Nobles in 1851 and first used in 1852. Here, emigrants en route to the Northern California mines were able to rest, refresh their stocks, and obtain provisions at Isaac Roop's establishment, from which grew the city of Susanville.
 
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Lassen County Historical Society and the citizens of Susanville. May 1, 1960. (Marker Number 675.)
 
Location. 40° 25.127′ N, 120° 39.305′ W. Marker is in Susanville, California, in Lassen County. Marker can be reached from North Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Lassen Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Susanville CA 96127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lassen Lodge No. 149 F.&A.M (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nobles Trail - Rooptown (about 600 feet away); Roop's Fort (about 600 feet away); The Grand Cafe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Saloon
Noble Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2008
2. Noble Emigrant Trail Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Lassen County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Larry Griffith (approx. half a mile away); Susanville Railroad Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Susanville.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Photo Tour of California via the Nobles Trail. (Submitted on August 17, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Lassen County Historical Trails. (Submitted on August 17, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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The Meadow image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2008
3. The Meadow
Note the marker at the foot of the largest tree in the backround.
Noble Emigrant Trail State Historic Marker Directional Sign image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 11, 2008
4. Noble Emigrant Trail State Historic Marker Directional Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,903 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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