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

Nobles Trail - Butte Creek

 
 
Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
1. Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Marker
Inscription.  "We finally reached Black Butte Creek and followed it to Black Butte Lake. The lake was three miles long and on its left shore was a volcano which had been active a few years before." Tosten Kittelsen Stabek, 1852
 
Erected 2006 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-27.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 40° 35.08′ N, 121° 17.891′ W. Marker is near Old Station, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Forest Road 32N21, 4.7 miles south of California Route 44, on the right when traveling south. 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 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Meadow (approx. 3.8 miles away); Nobles Trail - Snow Capped Mountains (approx. 7.7 miles away); Nobles Trail - Poison Lake (approx. 8.1
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miles away); Nobles Trail - Devil's Half Acre (approx. 8.6 miles away); Nobles Trail - Dry Valley (approx. 8.9 miles away); Nobles Trail - Lost Creek Route 1855 & Later (approx. 9.2 miles away); Old Station Post Office (approx. 9.3 miles away); Old Station (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Station.
 
Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
2. Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Marker
Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
3. Nobles Trail - Butte Creek Marker
The marker is just inside Lassen Volcanic National Park
Butte Lake Road (Forest Service Road 32N21) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
4. Butte Lake Road (Forest Service Road 32N21)
Butte Lake image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
5. Butte Lake
Lava on the East Side of Butte Lake image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 9, 2016
6. Lava on the East Side of Butte Lake
 
 
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 196 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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