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Alturas in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford

 
 
Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, November 16, 2013
1. Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford Marker
Inscription.
“We crossed the creek here running between high banks,
and drove a short distance down the north west side
and encamped” — Elijah Preston Howell, Sep 6, 1849

 
Erected 1997 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number L-5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lassen Trail and Burnett Cutoff marker series.
 
Location. 41° 28.831′ N, 120° 32.525′ W. Marker is in Alturas, California, in Modoc County. Marker is on S Main St (U.S. 395), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alturas CA 96101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacred Heart Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); Working Farm Roots (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lassen Trail - Conical Rocks (approx. 7.9 miles away); Chimney Rock (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is located near the American Legion Post 163.
 
Categories. ExplorationRoads & Vehicles
 
Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, November 16, 2013
2. Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford Marker
Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, November 16, 2013
3. Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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