Thursday, August 07, 2008

California Historical Landmark #76

After our bike ride on the Bizz Johnson Trail, Jack and I stopped at Lassen Memorial Park in Susanville which contains this waymark and a marker for the Noble Emigrant Trail. We also drove out to Peter Lassen's grave.

Roop's Fort
California State Historical Landmark #76

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This landmark is located in Lassen Memorial Park at the intersection of North Weatherlow and Nevada Street, Susanville, California. There are 6 other California State Historical Landmarks in Lassen County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 40° 25.121 W 120° 39.432.

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Built in July 1854 by Isaac N. Roop, Roop House was a stopping place for emigrant trains. It was the locale of the 'sagebrush war' fought in 1863 between the citizens of Plumas County and Lassen County.



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