Near Newell in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Battle of Dry Lake Memorial
as scouts with the U.S. Army were
killed at the Battle of Dry Lake.
That final battle of the Modoc War
was fought about 10 miles S.E. of here,
May 10, 1873. They were brought to
the Peninsula Camp, just south of here
and buried by the army.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is May 10, 1873.
Location. 41° 52.784′ N, 121° 21.96′ W. Marker is near Newell, California, in Modoc County. Marker is on California Route 139, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulelake CA 96134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canby’s Cross (a few steps from this marker); Captain Jack’s Stronghold (within shouting distance of this marker); Warm Springs Indians (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tule Lake Segregation Center (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tule Lake (approx. 0.6 miles away); Petroglyph Point (approx. 2.8 miles away); Raptors - Birds of Prey (approx. 2.8 miles away); Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newell.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 79 times this year. Last updated on June 25, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.