CANBY'S CROSS-1873

Historical Landmark

Description:
General E. R. S. Canby was murdered here in April 1873 while holding a peace parley with Captain Jack and Indian chiefs under a flag of truce. Eleazer Thomas, peace commissioner, was likewise slain.


Registration Date: 3/29/1933

Location:
City: Tule Lake
County: Siskiyou

Directions:
In Lava Beds National Monument, about 0.5 mi E of park's N entrance, 8.3 mi S of Tule Lake


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