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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Anderson in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

California – Oregon Road

 
 
California – Oregon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 26, 2013
1. California – Oregon Road Marker
Caption: (just below the Mount Shasta relief)
Mt. Shasta
14161 feet
Official Emblem of the Shasta Historical Society
Inscription.
“The pioneers in their journeys marked the roads and trails so that others recognizing them might safely follow”

This spot marks the location of the
California – Oregon Road
Main artery of travel of the pioneers blazed by them in the “fifties” and followed at this place by
The Pacific Highway
“Linking the past with the future”

Dedicated to the pioneers of Northern California

 
Erected 1931 by Native Sons of the Golden West, McCloud Parlor No. 149.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 40° 27.958′ N, 122° 19.474′ W. Marker is near Anderson, California, in Shasta County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Gulch Road and California Highway 273, on the right when traveling east on Spring Gulch Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19699 Spring Gulch Road, Anderson CA 96007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anderson Historic Fire Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 1.8 miles away);
California – Oregon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 26, 2013
2. California – Oregon Road Marker
The Flume (approx. 2 miles away); Clear Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Fort Reading. (approx. 5 miles away); Reading Adobe (approx. 6.9 miles away); Balls Ferry (approx. 7.7 miles away); Site of Reading Adobe (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anderson.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 19 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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