No. 110 Canby’s Cross (B)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 41° 52.693 W 121° 21.780
10T E 635832 N 4637550
California History Marker on Westbound Calif Hwy 139 near Newell.
Waymark Code: WM3CN7
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 03/15/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
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California History Marker No. 110, located on Westbound (north) side of Calif Hwy 139 east of Co Rd 122. Marker No. 9 is also located here.

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

Marker Number: 110.00

Marker Name: Canby's Cross

County: Modoc

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Site Location is in Lava Beds National Monument, about 0.5 miles east of park’s North Entrance, 8.3 miles south of Tule Lake. This sign is located 14 miles to the east on the north side of Calif Hwy 139 just east of junction with Co Rd 122.

Website: [Web Link]

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

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