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

Tailholt

Little Shasta Post Office

 
 
Tailholt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
1. Tailholt Marker
Inscription. A small settlement started here in the 1880ís with two stores. A post office (established in 1888), saloon, blacksmith shop, slaughter-house, meat market, harness shop, race track, ball park and a few houses. Farther east was a grist mill. The post office was later moved one-half mile west to the Stephen Soule Ranch and operated until 1920.
 
Erected 1984 by E Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 41° 43.594′ N, 122° 22.176′ W. Marker is near Montague, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is at the intersection of Snowden Hovey Gulch Road and Ball Mountain Road on Snowden Hovey Gulch Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Snowden Hovey Gulch Road, Montague CA 96064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schmitt Brothers Mill (approx. 6.3 miles away); Yreka Trail - The Snelling Ranch (approx. 7.5 miles away); Montague (approx. 8.2 miles away); All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop (approx. 10.7 miles away); Mount Shasta
Tailholt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
2. Tailholt Marker
(approx. 11.5 miles away); Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite (approx. 11.5 miles away); Stage Coach Station (approx. 11.5 miles away); Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Springs (approx. 12.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montague.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located approximately 8 miles east of Montague.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 25 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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