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

Frogtown

 
 
Frogtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 21, 2013
1. Frogtown Marker
Inscription. Near this spot in 1851 Frogtown was founded. It became the center of trade for the miners working on the nearby flats and gulches. When the Oregon Stage Road was made the town was moved to higher ground and in 1852 was renamed Hawkinsville. In 1858 a red brick church was erected in the center of town. It is still standing.

This monument dedicated
Sept. 3, 1977
E Clampus Vitus
Humbug Chapter 73

 
Erected 1977 by E Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 41° 45.497′ N, 122° 37.474′ W. Marker is near Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on California Route 263 near Long Gulch Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yreka CA 96097, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yreka Chinese Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Siskiyou County High School (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gas Works (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Yreka Inn / Site of Dr. Daniel Ream Ranch (approx. 1.9 miles away); Thompsonís Dry Diggings
Frogtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 21, 2013
2. Frogtown Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Log House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Nicholas T. Delean Building (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yreka.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Church in Hawkinsville image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 21, 2013
3. Church in Hawkinsville
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 204 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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