“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Alturas, California

Clickable Map of Modoc County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Modoc County, CA (42) Lassen County, CA (46) Shasta County, CA (118) Siskiyou County, CA (167) Washoe County, NV (90) Klamath County, OR (94) Lake County, OR (37)  ModocCounty(42) Modoc County (42)  LassenCounty(46) Lassen County (46)  ShastaCounty(118) Shasta County (118)  SiskiyouCounty(167) Siskiyou County (167)  WashoeCountyNevada(90) Washoe County (90)  KlamathCountyOregon(94) Klamath County (94)  LakeCounty(37) Lake County (37)
Alturas is the county seat for Modoc County
Alturas is in Modoc County
      Modoc County (42)  
      Lassen County (46)  
      Shasta County (118)  
      Siskiyou County (167)  
      Washoe County, Nevada (90)  
      Klamath County, Oregon (94)  
      Lake County, Oregon (37)  
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1California (Modoc County), Alturas — 109 — Chimney Rock
Site of pioneer cabin built by Thomas A. Denson in 1871 This Marker is dedicated to the pioneers of Modoc County by Alturas Parlor 159 Native Duaghters of the Golden West September 21, 1932Map (db m143470) HM
2California (Modoc County), Alturas — L-3 — Lassen Trail - Conical Rocks
“Striking the river this morning I noticed a cluster of singular shaped rocks sticking up in spires of a conical shape 20 to 30 feet high” - Andrew Lopp Murphy, Sep 26, 1849Map (db m113025) HM
3California (Modoc County), Alturas — L-5 — Lassen Trail - Pit River Ford
“We crossed the creek here running between high banks, and drove a short distance down the north west side and encamped” — Elijah Preston Howell, Sep 6, 1849Map (db m113037)
4California (Modoc County), Alturas — Sacred Heart Catholic Church  
Begun 1883 Completed 1910 Designated a National Historic Place by the United States Department of the Interior in the Pontificate of Pope John Paul II in the Episcopate of Bishop Francis Quinn in the Pastorate of Reverend James Streets . . . Map (db m87844) HM
5California (Modoc County), Alturas — Working Farm RootsThe Creation of Modoc National Wildlife Refuge
The first Euro-Americans arrived in 1870 when Presley A. Dorris, Henry Fitzhugh, and several other Dorris family members drove cattle and horses into the area. With land granted under the Homestead Act, the Dorris family established a livestock . . . Map (db m113039) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022