“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 Hornbrook, California

Clickable Map of Siskiyou 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> Siskiyou County, CA (167) Del Norte County, CA (20) Humboldt County, CA (132) Modoc County, CA (42) Shasta County, CA (118) Trinity County, CA (59) Jackson County, OR (110) Josephine County, OR (36) Klamath County, OR (94)  SiskiyouCounty(167) Siskiyou County (167)  DelNorteCounty(20) Del Norte County (20)  HumboldtCounty(132) Humboldt County (132)  ModocCounty(42) Modoc County (42)  ShastaCounty(118) Shasta County (118)  TrinityCounty(59) Trinity County (59)  JacksonCountyOregon(110) Jackson County (110)  JosephineCounty(36) Josephine County (36)  KlamathCounty(94) Klamath County (94)
Yreka is the county seat for Siskiyou County
Hornbrook is in Siskiyou County
      Siskiyou County (167)  
      Del Norte County (20)  
      Humboldt County (132)  
      Modoc County (42)  
      Shasta County (118)  
      Trinity County (59)  
      Jackson County, Oregon (110)  
      Josephine County, Oregon (36)  
      Klamath County, Oregon (94)  
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1California (Siskiyou County), Hornbrook — Bradford Ripley Alden1811-1870
On Aug. 8, 1853 Captain Alden led 10 men of the 4th U.S. Infantry from Fort Jones and 80 volunteers from Yreka over these mountains to the assistance of the Rogue River Valley. This force augmented by 100 volunteers from Oregon defeated the . . . Map (db m70216) HM
2California (Siskiyou County), Hornbrook — Cottonwood
Stage Coach Station Cottonwood 1854 – 1887 Changed to Henley 1861 Early gold mining townMap (db m70218) HM
3California (Siskiyou County), Hornbrook — Cottonwood Basin
Originally this area was known as Cottonwood, for the trees that grew along the creek. Gold was discovered here in 1851 by John Thomas, and many rich mines were located nearby, the “Brasswire Mine” and the “Jillson Mine” . . . Map (db m70217) HM
4California (Siskiyou County), Hornbrook — Hilt, CA
In 1851 John Hilt made his way to California from Illinois, landing in Hangtown. Hearing of rich diggins made his way north to Yreka by 1852. Finding way to the Cottonwood area (Hornbrook) where he worked mining, ranching, farming and saw milling. . . . Map (db m112571) HM
5California (Siskiyou County), Hornbrook — Klamathon
On this site was located the historic lumber town of Klamathon. Townsite laid out in 1888 by the Klamath River Lumber and Improvement Company with the sawmill completed on July 23, 1892. The town boasted a sawmill, box factory, sash and door . . . Map (db m70458) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022