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Susanville in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Nobles Trail - Rooptown

 
 
Nobles Trail - Rooptown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
1. Nobles Trail - Rooptown Marker
Inscription.  
"This is a village of about 20 houses nearly all of which were built this summer. (It) is situated at the head of the valley... there is a hotel, store, blacksmith shop and... a saw-mill not far away." - Allen J. Tyrrell, Sep 8, 1860
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Trails West Inc., P.O. Box 12045, Reno, NV 89510

 
Erected 2006 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number N-26.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Nobles Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 8, 1860.
 
Location. 40° 25.12′ N, 120° 39.423′ W. Marker is in Susanville, California, in Lassen County. Marker is on North Weatherlow Street near Nevada Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 North Weatherlow Street, Susanville CA 96130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roop's Fort (a few steps from this marker); Lassen Lodge No. 149 F.&A.M (within
Nobles Trail - Rooptown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
2. Nobles Trail - Rooptown Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Noble Emigrant Trail (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Susanville Veterans Memorial Building (about 700 feet away); Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Grand Cafe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lassen County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Susanville.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in front of Fort Roop and next to the Lassen County Historical Museum.
 
Fort Roop, sans roof image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
3. Fort Roop, sans roof
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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