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By Don Morfe, February 26, 2013
A Matter of Progress Marker
California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — A Matter of ProgressWhiskeytown Lake
In the mid to late 1800’s you would have traveled here by horseback, mule train, stagecoach, or on foot. The rough road that would have led you here continued into the valley, now filled with Whiskeytown Lake. It passed near mining camps along . . . — Map (db m14412) HM
California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — Camden House
“Success was called LUCK by those that failed. From observation, nine-tenths of the “luck” came from hard work and judgement.” Charles Camden Charles Camden, who stressed patience, perserverence, and . . . — Map (db m12581) HM
California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — The Glory HoleWhiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown Dam is protected from flooding by the circular structure located a short distance from shore. Named the Glory Hole because it resembles the trumpet-shaped morning glory flower, this structure allows overflow lake waters to drain. Water . . . — Map (db m63357) HM
California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — Toll Bridge
To cross Clear Creek in 1865 it would have cost you 10 cents to walk across, 25 cents to ride over on horseback, and $1.25 to cross by wagon. Charles Camden, the bridge owner, spent $20,000 to improve the road between here and the town of Shasta. He . . . — Map (db m12565) HM
California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — Tower House Historic District
Down this short trail, a bridge crosses Clear Creek just before the creek converges with Crystal and Mill Creeks. Prehistory and history converge here, too – on the Tower House Historic District. For more than 6000 years this area was home to . . . — Map (db m12545) HM

California (Shasta County), Redding — Gold Fever in Clear Creek
The discovery of gold... Major Pierson B. Reading discovered gold in Clear Creek in 1848 at what is now known as Reading Bar, located about a mile upstream. Thousands of people rushed here in search of fortune. Gold fever spread and caught . . . — Map (db m113013) HM

California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — Central Valley Project
On September 28, 1963, less than two months before his assassination, President John F. Kennedy made his last official visit to California to dedicate Whiskeytown Dam. The dedication completed the Central Valley Project, a 500-mile-long water . . . — Map (db m63356) HM

California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — Kennedy Memorial
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California (Shasta County), Whiskeytown — A Matter of BalanceWiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown Lake is part of a system of dams, reservoirs, canals, and power plants that make up the Central Valley Project (CVP). Created to control floods, supply water, and generate power, the CVP serves millions of Californians from Redding to . . . — Map (db m63353) HM

California (Trinity County), Trinity Center — Turning Water into Gold
The Rising Tide of History in the Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area By 1956 the Gold Rush was only an echo along the river now covered by Trinity and Lewiston Lakes. The abandoned remnants of fevered . . . — Map (db m57965) HM

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