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Near Tennant in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Yreka Trail - Out of Danger

 
 
Yreka Trail - Out of Danger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, June 19, 2020
1. Yreka Trail - Out of Danger Marker
Inscription.  
"We are now out of the diggers and and in the Shasta
Valley tribe (country) they are not so hostile"
- Sophronia Helen Stone, Sep 20, 1852

 
Erected 2012 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number Y-6B.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Trails West Inc., and the Yreka Trail series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1852.
 
Location. 41° 41.14′ N, 121° 58.657′ W. Marker is near Tennant, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on Forest Rd 44N06X, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Macdoel CA 96058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yreka Trail - Up Butte Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); Yreka Trail - Near a Little Lake (approx. 1˝ miles away); Yreka Trail - Quite Stony Today (approx. 2.9 miles away); Yreka Trail - Are Yet On Butte Creek (approx. 3.8 miles away); Yreka Trail - Quite a Stream
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); Yreka Historic Trail (approx. 4.7 miles away); Yreka Trail - One Very Steep Stony Hill (approx. 5.8 miles away); Yreka Trail-Splendid Pine Timber/Yreka Trail-To a Swamp (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tennant.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near an approximate section of the 1852 trail route heading southwest towards Orr Lake. The 1852 trail and 1854 trail merged just past the railroad tracks to the west and continued south towards Orr Lake.
 
Regarding Yreka Trail - Out of Danger. Trails West, Inc. sells a driving guidebook titled A Guide to the Yreka Trail which provides maps and additional history on the Yreka Trail as it passed through designated marker locations. Purchasing this guidebook prior to visiting the Yreka Trail markers is highly encouraged to gain a better experience of the history of this historic trail.
 
Yreka Trail - Out of Danger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, June 19, 2020
2. Yreka Trail - Out of Danger Marker
Marker looking east/northeast towards approximate 1852 trail.
Yreka Trail - Out of Danger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, June 19, 2020
3. Yreka Trail - Out of Danger Marker
Marker looking west/southwest towards approximate 1852 trail route
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2020. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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