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

Warm Springs Indians

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2015
1. Warm Springs Indians Marker
Inscription. Two Warm Springs Indians, acting as scouts with the U.S. Army were killed at the Battle of Dry Lake. That final battle of the Modoc War was fought about 10 miles S.E. of here May 10, 1873. They were brought to the Peninsula Camp, just south of here, and buried by the army.
 
Location. 41° 52.737′ N, 121° 21.88′ W. Marker is near Newell, California, in Modoc County. Marker is on California Route 139 near County Route 122, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulelake CA 96134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canby’s Cross (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Jack’s Stronghold (about 400 feet away); Tule Lake Segregation Center (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tule Lake (approx. 0.7 miles away); Petroglyph Point (approx. 2.8 miles away); Raptors - Birds of Prey (approx. 2.8 miles away); Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters (approx. 3.7 miles away); Attack at Hospital Rock (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newell.
 
Additional keywords. Modoc War
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Warm Springs Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2015
2. Warm Springs Indians Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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