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

Noble Emigrant Trail

 
 
Noble Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2008
1. Noble Emigrant Trail Marker
Inscription. This route was first used in 1852 by emigrants to Northern California seeking to avoid the hardships of the Lassen Trail. It crossed the desert from the Humbolt River in Nevada, passed this point, and proceeded over the mountains to the town of Shasta. Later, 1859-1861, it was known as the Ft. Kearney, South Pass and Honey Lake Wagon Road. From this point Peter Lassen and J.C. Bruff on October 4, 1850, saw Honey Lake while on an expedition hunting for Gold Lake.
 
Erected 1959 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Lassen County Historical Society August 15, 1959. (Marker Number 677.)
 
Location. 40° 25.124′ N, 120° 17.091′ W. Marker is near Litchfield, California, in Lassen County. Marker is on State Highway 395, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield CA 96117, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .  A Photo Tour of California via the Nobles Trail. (Submitted on August 17, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Plaque on Base of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2008
2. Plaque on Base of Marker
Plaque reads: Base built and plaque remounted by Neversweats Chapter No. 1863 E. Clampus Vitus May 4, 1985
Noble Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 11, 2008
3. Noble Emigrant Trail Marker
Noble Emigrant Trail State Historic Marker Directional Sign image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 11, 2008
4. Noble Emigrant Trail State Historic Marker Directional Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on December 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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