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Near Old Station in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Nobles Trail - Dry Valley

 
 
Nobles Trail - Dry Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 19, 2016
1. Nobles Trail - Dry Valley Marker
Inscription.  "Thence northwest winding westward through some timber into a dry valley, some grass near the west end of the valley ... here we camped some grass wood plenty but no water, having water in our keg." J. D. Randall, Aug 24, 1852
 
Erected 2006 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-34.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Nobles Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 24, 1852.
 
Location. 40° 37.549′ N, 121° 8.215′ W. Marker is near Old Station, California, in Lassen County. Marker can be reached from California Route 44, 8.4 miles north of Mooney Road, on the left when traveling north. The marker is about 25 yards from the highway. Park in a nearby turnout. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Station CA 96071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nobles Trail - Poison Lake (approx. 2.1 miles away); Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Meadow
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(approx. 7.8 miles away); Nobles Trail - Butte Creek (approx. 8.9 miles away); Nancy Ann Allen (approx. 12.8 miles away); Nancy Ann Allen Grave (approx. 12.8 miles away); Nobles Trail - Bridge Creek (approx. 12.8 miles away).
 
Nobles Trail - Dry Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
2. Nobles Trail - Dry Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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