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Upper Lake in Lake County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bloody Island

 
 
Bloody Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 27, 2007
1. Bloody Island Marker
Inscription.  
Scene of a battle between U.S. soldiers under command of Captain Lyons and Indians under Chief Augustine, April 14th, 1850.

Dedicated as an historical monument by the Native Sons of the Golden West

May 20th, 1942

 
Erected 1942 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 14, 1874.
 
Location. 39° 8.938′ N, 122° 53.621′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker is on Reclamation Road near Redbud Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clear Lake Habitat (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bloody Island (Bo-no-po-ti) (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pomo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Drug and Prescription Store (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Old Gas Station (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Lake.
 
Also see . . .
Bloody Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 27, 2007
2. Bloody Island Marker
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1. Just Another Massacre — Bad Day on Bloody Island. Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout website entry (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Bloody Island Massacre, California. Legends of America website entry (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 4,561 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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