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Montague, California Historical Markers

 
All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, October 21, 2013
All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop Marker
California (Siskiyou County), Montague — All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop
Here along the Oregon-California Stage Road of 1856, a new road east to Linkville, now Kalamath Falls, was built in 1876. With the arrival of the Central Pacific Railroad in 1887, Jerome B. Ager saw a need for a hotel, general store, saloon and . . . — Map (db m70224) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Montague — Little Shasta Congregational Church
Dedicated to the memory of the Pioneers of Little Shasta Valley who raised this House to the Glory of God. On March 5, 1876 The Little Shasta Congregational Church was formed. It was in 1877 that the first subscriptions were taken for . . . — Map (db m112622) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Montague — Montague
On January 17, 1887 L.D. Norton, Assistant Engineer for the Southern Pacific Company, began to layout this townsite named in honor of Samuel S. Montague who was Chief Engineer of the Central Pacific Railroad most noted for his skillful engineering . . . — Map (db m69875) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Montague — Schmitt Brothers Mill
Site Of Schmitt Bros. Mill 1930 - 1939 — Map (db m100214) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Montague — TailholtLittle Shasta Post Office
A small settlement started here in the 1880’s with two stores. A post office (established in 1888), saloon, blacksmith shop, slaughter-house, meat market, harness shop, race track, ball park and a few houses. Farther east was a grist mill. The post . . . — Map (db m69873) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Montague — Y-15 — Yreka Trail - The Snelling Ranch
"The first day of October we journeyed west fourteen miles to the Snelling Ranch, now called the Hurd Ranch, near Sheep Rock, Shasta Valley." - Andrew Soule, Oct 1, 1854 — Map (db m99895) HM

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