No. 9 Captain Jack’s Stronghold (A)
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N 41° 52.783 W 121° 21.940
10T E 635608 N 4637712
California History Marker on Eastbound Calif Hwy 139 near Newell.
Waymark Code: WM3CNF
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 03/15/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
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California History Marker No. 9, located on Eastbound (south) side of Calif Hwy 139 west of Co Rd 122. Marker No. 110 is also located here.

Marker Text: From this fortress Captain Jack and his Indian forces successfully resisted capture by U.S. Army troops from December 1, 1872, to April 18, 1873. Other nearby landmarks of the Modoc Indian War are Canby’s Cross, No. 110 and Guillem’s Graveyard, No. 13.

Marker Number: 9.00

Marker Name: Captain Jack's Stronghold

County: Modoc

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Site Location is in Lava Beds National Monument, 8.3 miles south of Tule Lake. This sign is located 11 miles to the east on the south side of Calif Hwy 139 just west of junction with Co Rd 122.

Website: [Web Link]

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

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