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Near Tule Lake in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters

 
 
Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2015
1. Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters Marker
Inscription.
"We passed over ... smooth prairie for some distance. One evening we encamped at what was then called Goose Lake (at Copic Bay). It being late in the season, the water in the lake was very low, muddy, and almost putrid." Peter Burnett, Oct 1848
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Trails West Inc., P.O. Box 12045, Reno, NV 89510

 
Erected 2013 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number BC-2.)
 
Location. 41° 50.708′ N, 121° 18.598′ W. Marker is near Tule Lake, California, in Modoc County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Alturas Highway (County Route 140) and California Route 139, on the right when traveling north on Old Alturas Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 Old Alturas Highway, Tulelake CA 96134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warm Springs Indians (approx. 3.7 miles away); Captain Jack’s Stronghold (approx. 3.7 miles away); Canby’s Cross (approx. 3.7 miles away); Petroglyph Point (approx. 4.2 miles away); Raptors - Birds of Prey (approx. 4.2 miles away);
Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2015
2. Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters Marker
Tule Lake Segregation Center (approx. 4.3 miles away); Tule Lake (approx. 4.3 miles away); Attack at Hospital Rock (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tule Lake.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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