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Shingletown in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Nobles’ Emigrant Trail

 
 
Nobles' Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2012
1. Nobles' Emigrant Trail Marker
Inscription. Pioneered by William Nobles, this trail linked the Applegate Trail in Nevada to the Northern Sacramento Valley. During the 1850s and 60s, several thousand emigrants used this trail in their migration from the eastern United States.
 
Location. 40° 33.488′ N, 121° 31.903′ W. Marker is in Shingletown, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Lassen Peak Highway (California Route 89), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located in Lassen Volcanic National Park at Auto Tour Stop #13. Marker is in this post office area: Shingletown CA 96088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway (here, next to this marker); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 2.2 miles away); Loomis Legacy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Nobles Trail – Third Nobles Pass (approx. 2.4 miles away); People of the Land (approx. 2.5 miles away); Historic Crossroads Gateway (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hot Rock (approx. 4.4 miles away); Devastated Area (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shingletown.
 
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Nobles' Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Nobles' Emigrant Trail Marker
The marker is seen on the far right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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