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Old Station in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old Station

 
 
Old Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
1. Old Station Marker
Inscription.  
1856-57 Site of Hat Creek StationCalifornia Stage Company
1857-59 Temporary military post.
After the withdrawal of U.S. troops the “Hat Creek Station” was referred to as “Old Station.”
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 40.479′ N, 121° 25.985′ W. Marker is in Old Station, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on California Route 44/89, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13275 Highway 44, Old Station CA 96071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Old Station (here, next to this marker); Old Station Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nobles Trail – Hat Creek Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nobles Trail - Devil's Half Acre (approx. 1.3 miles away); Nobles Trail - Hat Creek Rim (approx. 2˝ miles away); Nobles Trail - Little Hat Creek Hill
Old Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
2. Old Station Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Nobles Trail - Snow Capped Mountains (approx. 3.3 miles away); Nobles Trail - Lost Creek Route 1855 & Later (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Station.
 
Old Station Marker is to the left of Rim Rock Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
3. Old Station Marker is to the left of Rim Rock Ranch
 
 
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 263 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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