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Near McCloud in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bartle’s Camp – 1856

 
 
Bartle’s Camp – 1856 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 19, 2013
1. Bartle’s Camp – 1856 Marker
Inscription. Was a stage stop on first wagon road into Siskiyou County. The road known as Military Pass Road (circling Mt. Shasta to the east & north) was a link between Fort Crook and Fort Jones with the railroad advancing as far as Bartle. The town consisted of two hotels, train station, blacksmith shop, saloon, sporting house and had its own newspaper for several years. Changing times & modes of transportation eventually caused the demise of this small but important town of Bartle.
 
Erected 1983 by E Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 41° 15.41′ N, 121° 50.06′ W. Marker is near McCloud, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on California Route 89, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is approximately 17 miles east of McCloud. Marker is in this post office area: McCloud CA 96057, United States of America.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Bartle’s Camp – 1856 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 19, 2013
2. Bartle’s Camp – 1856 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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