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

Nobles Trail - Battle Creek Ford

 
 
Nobles Trail - Battle Creek Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
1. Nobles Trail - Battle Creek Ford Marker
Inscription.  "Our road still runs a westerly direction pretty level road but very thick large timber to Battle Creek... Steep banks; ford good. Swift current 25 ft. wide 2 ft. deep; very clear good water." - J. D. Randall, Aug. 28, 1852
 
Erected 2007 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-52.)
 
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 28, 1852.
 
Location. 40° 32.237′ N, 121° 43.946′ W. Marker is near Viola, California, in Shasta County. Marker can be reached from Deer Flat Road, 0.1 miles west of Manzanita Creek Drive, on the right when traveling west. The marker is in the Camp McCumber Campground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shingletown CA 96088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nobles Trail - Deer Flat (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nobles Trail – Junction (approx. 4 miles away); Nobles Trail - Manzanita Chute
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); Forward Brothers Sawmill (approx. 7.1 miles away); Nobles Trail - Manzanita Creek (approx. 7.2 miles away); Noble’s Bungalow (approx. 8 miles away); Historic Crossroads Gateway (approx. 8.2 miles away); People of the Land (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Viola.
 
Nobles Trail - Battle Creek Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
2. Nobles Trail - Battle Creek Ford Marker
The marker is located in Camp McCumber.
McCumber Reservoir image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
3. McCumber Reservoir
Battle Creeks feeds the McCumber Reservoir which is stocked with rainbow trout.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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