Alturas in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford
and drove a short distance down the north west side
and encamped” — Elijah Preston Howell, Sep 6, 1849
Erected 1997 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number L-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Lassen Trail and Burnett Cutoff, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
Location. 41° 28.831′ N, 120° 32.525′ W. Marker is in Alturas, California, in Modoc County. Marker is on S Main St (U.S. 395), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alturas CA 96101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacred Heart Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); Working Farm Roots (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lassen Trail - Conical Rocks (approx. 7.9 miles away); Chimney RockLassen Trail - Rattlesnake Butte (approx. 10.8 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located near the American Legion Post 163.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.