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

Jacks Valley

 
 
Jacks Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
1. Jacks Valley Marker
Inscription. Named for John "Coyote Jack" Wright who left here in 1869. By 1880, five wagon roads converged here which resulted in various establishments over the years including a stage station, saloon, sawmill, dance hall, logging camp, and agricultural inspection station. This water trough built in 1913 for the benefit of travelers, is the only one its kind in northeastern California.
California Registered Point of Historic Interest No. LAS-002
 
Erected 1983 by E Clampus Vitus, Never Sweats Chapter #1863. (Marker Number LAS-002.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 29.318′ N, 120° 33.132′ W. Marker is near Susanville, California, in Lassen County. Marker is on Highway 139 (California Route 139 at milepost 10.3), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Susanville CA 96130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Noble Emigrant Trail (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lassen Lodge No. 149 F.&A.M (approx. 7.3 miles away); Nobles Trail - Rooptown (approx. 7.3 miles away); Roop's Fort
Jacks Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
2. Jacks Valley Marker
(approx. 7.3 miles away); The Grand Cafe (approx. 7 miles away); Pioneer Saloon (approx. 7 miles away); Lassen County Courthouse (approx. 7.7 miles away); Larry Griffith (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Susanville.
 
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Jacks Valley Water Trough image. Click for full size.
By Edy Hutton, November 22, 2017
3. Jacks Valley Water Trough
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on November 29, 2017, by Edy Hutton of Incline, Nevada.
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