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

Nobles Trail - Shasta City

 
 
Nobles Trail - Shasta City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 7, 2014
1. Nobles Trail - Shasta City Marker
Inscription.  "We was [sic] informed that the citizens of Shasta had prepared a dinner at the St. Charles Hotel for the emegrants [sic]...We was [sic] the first train of waggons [sic] that ever come [sic] into Shasta on the Shasta or Knobles Rout [sic]." - Solomon Kingery, Aug 22, 1852
 
Erected 2007 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-61.)
 
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 22, 1852.
 
Location. 40° 35.793′ N, 122° 29.294′ W. Marker is in Shasta, California, in Shasta County. Marker is at the intersection of 15432 Eureka Way (California Route 299) and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west on 15432 Eureka Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shasta CA 96087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Litsch Store (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cold Storage Room
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Southside Ruins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Western Star Lodge No. 2 (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Western Star Lodge No. 2 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noble’s Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Survivors of the Gold Rush (approx. ¼ mile away); “Stage Drivers’ Plaque” (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shasta.
 
Regarding Nobles Trail - Shasta City. This is the last marker on the Nobles Emigrant Trail. The first marker is in Rabbithole Springs, Nevada, in the Black Rock Desert near the playa where Burning Man celebrates the autumnal equinox each year. The distance, as the crow flies, is about two hundred miles.

Nobles Emigrant Trail was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

 
Nobles Trail - Shasta City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 7, 2014
2. Nobles Trail - Shasta City Marker
Nobles Trail - Shasta City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 7, 2014
3. Nobles Trail - Shasta City Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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