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Near Mill Creek in Tehama County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849

 
 
1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 11, 2012
1. 1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849 Marker
Inscription.  Peter Lassen passed this way when he blazed 'The Lassen Trail' as he led a party of emigrants from Missouri to California by way of Deer Creek Pass.
 
Erected 1953 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Berendos Parlor No. 23.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Lassen Trail and Burnett Cutoff, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
 
Location. 40° 15.571′ N, 121° 23.618′ W. Marker is near Mill Creek, California, in Tehama County. Marker can be reached from California Route 36 at milepost 102, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mill Creek CA 96061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baccala Ranch (approx. 6 miles away); Stump Ranch (approx. 7.3 miles away); Cedar Chalet Bakery (approx. 7.4 miles away); "Dinky" (approx.
1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 11, 2012
2. 1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849 Marker
8.8 miles away); Dave Stratford 1945 – 2001 (approx. 9 miles away); Chester Veterans Memorial Plaza (approx. 9.2 miles away); In Memory of the Lumberjack (approx. 9.4 miles away); Chester Library (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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