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

Nobles Trail - Foot of the Mountain Station

 
 
Nobles Trail - Foot of the Mountain Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
1. Nobles Trail - Foot of the Mountain Station Marker
Inscription.  This site was an early stopping place for emigrants using the Nobles Trail and became a stage and freighting station established by William W. L. Smith in 1858. Site of Foot of the Mountain Station is one mile north of Dersch Road.
 
Erected 2008 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-57.)
 
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 1858.
 
Location. 40° 29.368′ N, 122° 3.797′ W. Marker is near Shingletown, California, in Shasta County. Marker can be reached from Dersch Road, 2.6 miles south of California Route 44, on the right when traveling south. 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dersch Homestead (approx. 4.6 miles away); Nobles Trail - Bear Creek (approx. 4.7 miles away); Inwood School (approx. 5 miles away); Nobles Trail – Charley’s Ranch
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); Charlie’s Place (approx. 5.8 miles away); Balls Ferry (approx. 8.4 miles away); Fort Reading. (approx. 8.8 miles away); Nobles Trail - Shingletown (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shingletown.
 
Nobles Trail - Foot of the Mountain Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
2. Nobles Trail - Foot of the Mountain Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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