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

Pioneer Stage Drivers

1854 • “Knights of the Whip” • 1887

 
 
Pioneer Stage Drivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2015
1. Pioneer Stage Drivers Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the
Memory of Pioneer Stage Drivers
1854 • "Knights of the Whip" • 1887
To the pioneers of stage and team • Who blazed this trail and crossed this stream • To you whose courage led you on through trials and hardships fought and won • To whose faith in god and man Inspired the work of this great span • With pride and homage ever true • "This Bridge" we dedicate to you.

 
Erected 1931.
 
Location. 41° 48.549′ N, 122° 35.583′ W. Marker is near Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on California Route 263 at milepost 55.3, on the right when traveling north. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frogtown (approx. 3.9 miles away); Yreka Chinese Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Siskiyou County High School (approx. 5.4 miles away); Gas Works (approx. 5.7 miles away); Site of Yreka Inn / Site of Dr. Daniel Ream Ranch (approx. 5.8 miles away); Thompson’s Dry Diggings
Pioneer Stage Drivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2015
2. Pioneer Stage Drivers Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Yreka Trail – A Mighty Town (approx. 5.8 miles away); Humbug Mining District (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yreka.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located 4.7 miles north of Hawkinsville, at the north end of the bridge over the Shasta River
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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