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

Nobles Trail - Bear Creek

 
 
Nobles Trail - Bear Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
1. Nobles Trail - Bear Creek Marker
Inscription.  "Rolled on to Bear Creek a distance of about 14 miles and encamped on a small island near the creek... many grapes nearly ripe along the banks and grizzly bears are said to be plenty." - Joseph R. Bradway, Sep 12, 1853
 
Erected 2007 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-58.)
 
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 12, 1853.
 
Location. 40° 29.168′ N, 122° 9.114′ W. Marker is near Anderson, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Dersch Road, 0.3 miles west of Hyrax Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson CA 96007, 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. Dersch Homestead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Reading. (approx. 4.2 miles away); Nobles Trail - Foot of the Mountain Station (approx. 4.7 miles away);
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Balls Ferry (approx. 5.2 miles away); Site of Reading Adobe (approx. 7 miles away); Historic County Jail (approx. 8.1 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 8.1 miles away); Anderson Historic Fire Station (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Nobles Trail - Bear Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, September 25, 2013
2. Nobles Trail - Bear Creek 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 163 times since then and 7 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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