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

Nobles Trail - Poison Lake

 
 
Nobles Trail - Poison Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
1. Nobles Trail - Poison Lake Marker
Inscription.  "Very cold froze hard in camp last night ... We rolled on over a rough stony road ... and put up near a small pond fine feed and good water ... ducks & geese plenty ... This evening our camp presents a cheerful scene." J. R. Bradway, Sep 7, 1853
 
Erected 2006 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-35.)
 
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 September 7, 1853.
 
Location. 40° 38.801′ N, 121° 10.002′ W. Marker is in Old Station, California, in Shasta County. Marker is at the intersection of California Route 44 and Pittville Road, on the left when traveling west on State Route 44. The marker is on the south side of the highway. Park on Pittville road on the north side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: CA-44, Old Station CA 96071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Nobles Trail - Dry Valley (approx. 2.1 miles away); Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Meadow (approx. 6.2 miles away); Nobles Trail - Butte Creek (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Nobles Trail - Poison Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
2. Nobles Trail - Poison Lake Marker
Parking on Pittville Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
3. Parking on Pittville Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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