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

Fort Janesville

 
 
Fort Janesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
1. Fort Janesville Marker
Inscription.
built in 1859 during the Piute War

 
Erected 1961 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Nataqua Parlor No. 152.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 40° 18.244′ N, 120° 31.989′ W. Marker is in Janesville, California, in Lassen County. Marker is on Main Street near South Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 464-615 Main Street, Janesville CA 96114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter Lassen Grave (approx. 6½ miles away); Migration of Peter Lassen (approx. 6½ miles away); Peter Lassen In California (approx. 6½ miles away); Burial of Peter Lassen (approx. 6½ miles away); Lassen’s Bosquejo Rancho (approx. 6½ miles away); Birth of Peter Lassen (approx. 6½ miles away); Richmond (was approx. 7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Susanville Railroad Depot (approx. 10 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the entrance to the Janesville Christian Fellowship. Fort Janesville is California
Fort Janesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
2. Fort Janesville Marker
Historical Landmark No. 758.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Janesville (No. 758 California Historical Landmark) - Sierra Nevada Geotourism. The fort was named after Jane Bankhead, the wife of an early settler. The Native Americans never attacked the Fort Janesville and closed a few years after it was built. (Submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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