Janesville in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1961 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Nataqua Parlor No. 152. (Marker Number 758.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 40° 18.244′ N, 120° 31.989′ W. Marker is in Janesville, California, in Lassen County. Marker is on Main Street near South Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 464-615 Main Street, Janesville CA 96114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter Lassen Grave (approx. 6˝ miles away); Birth of Peter Lassen (approx. 6˝ miles away); Lassen’s Bosquejo Rancho (approx. 6˝ miles away); Burial of Peter Lassen (approx. 6˝ miles away); Peter Lassen In California Migration of Peter Lassen (approx. 6˝ miles away); Nobles Trail - Soldiers Bridge (approx. 9 miles away); Susanville Railroad Depot (approx. 10 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is located near the entrance to the Janesville Christian Fellowship. Fort Janesville is California Historical Landmark No. 758.
Also see . . . Fort Janesville (No. 758 California Historical Landmark) - Sierra Nevada Geotourism. The fort was named after Jane Bankhead, the wife of an early settler. The Native Americans never attacked the Fort Janesville and closed a few years after it was built. (Submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 80 times this year. Last updated on March 10, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.