Whiskeytown in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Glory Hole
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Caution - for your safety, do not go near the Glory Hole.
The Glory Hole is a functional feature of Whiskeytown Dam and is not designed for recreational use. It is 260 feet deep and has no safety devices to prevent fatal falls.
Whiskeytown Dam—Type: Earth and rock fill; Height: 282 ft; Crest Length: 2,250 ft.
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
Location. 40° 36.012′ N, 122° 32.142′ W. Marker is in Whiskeytown, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Kennedy Memorial Drive. Marker is located at the Wiskeytown Lake Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whiskeytown CA 96095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers A Matter of Balance (here, next to this marker); A Matter of Progress (here, next to this marker); Kennedy Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Valley Project (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Baby's Grave (approx. 1.9 miles away); Shasta (approx. 2.3 miles away); Shasta County Court House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gallows (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whiskeytown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,210 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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