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

Southern Hotel and Stage Station

 
 
Southern Hotel and Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 19, 2013
1. Southern Hotel and Stage Station Marker
Inscription.
This tablet marks the location
of the famous
Southern Hotel
and
Stage Station

The original building was a log cabin built in 1859. During a half century many noted people who made early California history were entertained in this hotel.
Dedicated to the memory of
Simon Fisher Southern
and his wife
Sarah Lafferty Southern

Pioneers of the Gold Trail 1849-1855

 
Erected 1961 by The Daughters, May H. and Fannie E. Southern.
 
Location. 41° 3.995′ N, 122° 21.775′ W. Marker is near Castella, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Mears Ridge Road (Shotgun Road), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19010 Mears Ridge Road, Castella CA 96017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sims Bridge: A CCC First (approx. 0.3 miles away); CCC Camp (1934-1939) (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Sawmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Water Tank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle Rock (approx. 6 miles away); Stone Turnpike Memorial Freeway
Southern Hotel and Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 19, 2013
2. Southern Hotel and Stage Station Marker
(approx. 10.5 miles away); Dunsmuir World War Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away); Klub Klondike (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castella.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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