Weed in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Yreka Trail - Down hill to Sheep Rock
- George McCowen, August 30, 1854
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Erected 2019. (Marker Number Y-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. 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 August 30, 1854.
Location. 41° 37.026′ N, 122° 12.07′ W. Marker is in Weed, California, in Siskiyou County. Located at the Mt. Shasta View Point, just over the stone wall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weed CA 96094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yreka Trail A Splendid Cite (a few steps from this marker); Mount Shasta (within shouting distance of this marker); Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Springs (approx. 3½ miles away); Yreka Trail - A Big Meadow Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock (approx. 3.9 miles away); Emigrant Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Yreka Trail - The Snelling Ranch (approx. 6½ miles away); Yreka Trail-Splendid Pine Timber/Yreka Trail-To a Swamp (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weed.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to railroad track formed into a "T." There is a California Trail National Historic Trail sticker on the track just below the marker.
Additional keywords. California Trail National Historic Trail
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.