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Near Shingletown in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway

 
 
Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
1. Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway Marker
The artwork at the top of the marker depicts Chaos Crags and Mt. Lassen.
Inscription.  
Mt. Lassen
10,451 feet
This tablet marks the route of those early pioneers who, in 1852, first went over
The Noble Pass
Linking the Humboldt – Nevada Road with Shasta and Northern California, and their road is followed at this locality by
The Park Highway

Dedicated to the Pioneers of Northern California by
Mr. & Mrs. B.F. Loomis

Sponsored by the Shasta Historical Society
MCMXXXI

 
Erected 1931 by Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Loomis and the Shasta Historical Society. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Nobles Trail series list.
 
Location. 40° 33.488′ N, 121° 31.903′ W. Marker is near Shingletown, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Lassen Peak Highway (California Route 89), on the right when traveling south.
Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
2. Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway Marker
This marker is located in Lassen Volcanic National Park at Auto Tour Stop #13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shingletown CA 96088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nobles' Emigrant Trail (here, next to this marker); Nobles Trail - Table Mountain (approx. 2 miles away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 2.2 miles away); Loomis Legacy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Nobles Trail – Third Nobles Pass (approx. 2.4 miles away); People of the Land (approx. 2˝ miles away); Historic Crossroads Gateway (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nobles Trail - Lost Camp Station (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shingletown.
 
Also see . . .  A Photo Tour to California Via the Nobles Trail. In 1851, William Nobles discovered this route, which was first used by emigrants in 1852. This easy wagon route ran off the Applegate/Lassen Trail from the Boiling Spring at Black Rock to Shasta City via Smoke Creek Desert and Lassen Peak. (Submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Nobles' Emigrant Trail image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
3. Nobles' Emigrant Trail
Note a second marker on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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