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Near Weed in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite

 
 
Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
1. Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite Marker
Inscription. “Here we came in cite of the bute It is a splendid cite Went down the hill on to the flats Spencer & Brill shot a deer.”
– Hinsdale Truman Shepard, Sep 6, 1852
 
Erected 2008 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number Y-12.)
 
Location. 41° 37.032′ N, 122° 12.076′ W. Marker is near Weed, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on California Route 97, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weed CA 96094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Shasta (within shouting distance of this marker); Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Springs (approx. 3.5 miles away); Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock (approx. 3.9 miles away); Emigrant Trail (approx. 4 miles away); Yreka Trail - The Snelling Ranch (approx. 6.5 miles away); Yreka Historic Trail (approx. 7.8 miles away); Schmitt Brothers Mill (approx. 10 miles away); Dwinnell Dam (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weed.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at a Vista Point.
 
Also see . . .  Yreka Trail - Oregon-California Trails Association
Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 19, 2013
2. Yreka Trail – A Splendid Cite Marker
. A Photo Tour to California Via the Yreka Trail/Southern Route to Oregon (Submitted on October 31, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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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 291 times since then and 36 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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