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NOBLE EMIGRANT TRAIL

Historical Landmark

Description:
This route was first used in 1852 by emigrants to Northern California seeking to avoid the hardships of the Lassen Trail. It crossed the desert from the Humboldt River in Nevada, passed this point, and proceeded over the mountains to the town of Shasta. Later, 1859-1861, it was known as the Fort Kearney, South Pass and Honey Lake Wagon Road. On October 4, 1850, while hunting for Gold Lake, Peter Lassen and J. G. Bruff saw Honey Lake from this point.

Registration Date: 5/11/1959

Location:
City: Litchfield
County: Lassen

Directions:
On State Hwy 395 (P.M. 80.5), 76 mi N of Litchfield

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