Near Hornbook in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Documented by the Siskiyou County Historical Society
Erected by Siskiyou County Historical Society.
Location. 41° 58.398′ N, 122° 26.112′ W. Marker is near Hornbook, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on Iron Gate Lake Road (Copco Road) near Camp Creek Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hornbrook CA 96044, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Klamathon (approx. 6.4 miles away); All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop (approx. 7½ miles away); Founding of the American Legion (approx. 7.6 miles away); Cottonwood (approx. 8.1 miles away); Cottonwood Basin (approx. 8.3 miles away); Bradford Ripley Alden (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hilt War Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away); Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 9.8 miles away in Oregon).
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Also see . . . Wilkes Exploring Expedition - Naval History Blog. A U.S. Exploring Expedition was authorized to conduct exploration of Pacific Ocean and South Seas. This was the first major scientific expedition overseas by the United States. LT Charles Wilkes USN, led the expedition in surveying South America, Antarctica, Far East, and North Pacific. (Submitted on September 26, 2015, 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 September 26, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.