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Westwood in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lassen Trail - Westwood

 
 
Lassen Trail - Westwood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
1. Lassen Trail - Westwood Marker
Inscription.  
The east branch of Lassen’s Trail (1848 & later) passed near here to a campsite “near a small lake fed by springs,”
 
Erected 1977 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number L - 38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Lassen Trail and Burnett Cutoff, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 40° 18.122′ N, 121° 0.092′ W. Marker is in Westwood, California, in Lassen County. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street (County Route A21), on the right when traveling east. This marker is on the grounds of the Westwood Community Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 3rd Street, Westwood CA 96137, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Westwood (a few steps from this marker); Westwood Firehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Bunyan (within shouting distance of this marker); Red River Bakery (about 300 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); Boardinghouses (about 600 feet away); Westwood Club (about 800 feet away); Chuck’s Railroad Room (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westwood Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westwood.
 
Lassen Trail - Westwood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
2. Lassen Trail - Westwood Marker
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Photographed By Larry Gertner, June 14, 2021
3. Lassen Trail
Snowy Range Reflections website entry:
Peter Lassen opened the Lassen Emigrant Trail in 1848 when he led a 12-wagon emigrant train from Missouri to California.
(Submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on June 14, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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