“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 Butte Meadows, California

Clickable Map of Tehama 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> Tehama County, CA (32) Butte County, CA (83) Glenn County, CA (10) Mendocino County, CA (44) Plumas County, CA (119) Shasta County, CA (118) Trinity County, CA (59)  TehamaCounty(32) Tehama County (32)  ButteCounty(83) Butte County (83)  GlennCounty(10) Glenn County (10)  MendocinoCounty(44) Mendocino County (44)  PlumasCounty(119) Plumas County (119)  ShastaCounty(118) Shasta County (118)  TrinityCounty(59) Trinity County (59)
Red Bluff is the county seat for Tehama County
Butte Meadows is in Tehama County
      Tehama County (32)  
      Butte County (83)  
      Glenn County (10)  
      Mendocino County (44)  
      Plumas County (119)  
      Shasta County (118)  
      Trinity County (59)  
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1California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — Bruff's CampLassen Trail
J.G. Buff, leader of the Washington City Mining Co., camped on this site from Oct. 21, 1849 to Dec. 31, 1849. While here guarding company goods, at what he called "his mt. lodge in prosperity", he aided, fed, and cheered many weary, hungry, and sick . . . Map (db m87733) HM
2California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — History of the Lassen Trail
The Lassen Trail was named for Peter Lassen, a native of Denmark who obtained a Mexican land grant, n 1844, for 22,000 acres of land near Vina, where Deer Creek enters the Sacramento River. Lassen was an inveterate trail blazer and inspired by . . . Map (db m88074) HM
3California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — L-55 — Lassen Trail - Bruff's Camp
"The top of this hill is a narrow flat surface -... the hill is covered with tent wagons, oxen, mules, horses, men women, and children; some camps are on either side of the road, for several miles back." - J. Goldbrough Bruff, Oct 21, 1849 . . . Map (db m87731) HM
4California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — L-53 — Lassen Trail - Mill Creek Overlook
"The view below and before us truly grand - - the lofty mountains the stupendous rocks with the deep but magnificent vale below ... renders this one of the finest and most picturesque views I ever beheld" - Henry Austin, Oct 21 1849 . . . Map (db m87743) HM
5California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — L-52 — Lassen Trail - The Last Summit
"We gained the summit of greatest elevation. ... here we found 8 dead oxen, 2 discarded wagons, pieces of others, clothing, & c, scattered around" - J. Goldborough Bruff, Oct 21, 1849 Guidebook available Trails West Inc., P.O. Box . . . Map (db m87741) HM
6California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — L-54 — Lassen Trail - The NarrowsIshi Monument —
"There is an immense abyss on either side, we could look down thousands of feet. The side of the ridge seeming almost perpendicular" - Charles Glass Gray, Sep 29, 1849 Guidebook available Trails West Inc., P.O. Box 12045, Reno, NV 89510 . . . Map (db m87734) HM
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7California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — L-56 — Lassen Trail - Unrecognizable Emigrants
"Could you see me I would not be recognized, dirty, filthy & ragged are fully equal in appearance (to) the natives excepting being in an entire state of nudity" - Wm. Steuben, Sep 20, 1849 Guidebook available Trails West Inc., P.O. . . . Map (db m87729) HM
8California (Tehama County), Butte Meadows — Welcome to the Ishi Wilderness
The Yana Indians are a tribe who lived in northeastern California just east of the Sacramento Valley. There were four sub-groups who occupied different but adjoining tracts of land. They are the Northern Yana, Central Yana, Southern Yana and the . . . Map (db m88077) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022