Shingletown in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
People of the Land
In the 1820s fur traders penetrated Lassen’s woods, and word about the region spread. Settlers arrived in earnest by the 1850s. Soon after, a railroad and dependable wagon roads came to the area. With access to distant markets lumberman, miners, cattlemen, and sheepherders began to flourish. Reports of Lassen’s volcanic wonders brought scientists, and, soon after, tourists. And finally, following Lassen Peak’s 1915 eruption, came a national park - a park for all people.
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
Location. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Crossroads Gateway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 0.9 miles away); Loomis Legacy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Nobles Trail – Third Nobles Pass (approx. 1.2 miles away); Nobles Trail - Manzanita Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway (approx. 2˝ miles away); Nobles' Emigrant Trail (approx. 2˝ miles away); Nobles Trail - Table Mountain (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shingletown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 14, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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