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

Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town

 
 
Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
1. Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town Marker
Inscription. “Drove into town (Yreka) and a mighty town it is... several very good brick buildings. ...nothing can be bought here for less than two bits, a loaf of bread that use to cost five cents is 25, salt 25 per lb.” George McCowen, Sep 1, 1854
 
Erected 2008 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number Y-2-.)
 
Location. 41° 44.183′ N, 122° 38.839′ W. Marker is in Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is at the intersection of Yama Street and Discovery Street, on the right when traveling west on Yama Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 Yama Street, Yreka CA 96097, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thompson’s Dry Diggings (here, next to this marker); First Log House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carnegie Library Building (approx. half a mile away); Chamberlain-Stimmel Building (approx. half a mile away); Witherill Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peters & DeWitt Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Peters & DeWitt Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Witherill/Winckler Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yreka.
 
More about this marker.
Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
2. Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town Marker
This marker is located in Discovery Park, bordered by Yama Street, Discovery Street and Park Place.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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