Near Alturas in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lassen Trail - Conical Rocks
singular shaped rocks sticking up in spires of a conical
shape 20 to 30 feet high” - Andrew Lopp Murphy, Sep 26, 1849
Erected 1997 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number L-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Lassen Trail and Burnett Cutoff, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 26, 1849.
Location. 41° 33.931′ N, 120° 26.445′ W. Marker is near Alturas, California, in Modoc County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 395. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canby CA 96015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chimney Rock (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford (approx. 7.9 miles away); Working Farm Roots (approx. 8.1 miles away); Applegate Trail - Davis Creek Applegate Trail - New Road to Yreka (approx. 12.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. 6. submitted on March 31, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.