California Historical Landmarks in Modoc County

California Historical Landmark 9
Captain Jack's Stronghold Commemorative Plaque
Highway 139 and County Road 120
Newell
Years 1872-1873

Commmeorative Plaques for Captain Jack's Stronghold and Canby's Cross
Commmeorative Plaques for Captain Jack's Stronghold and Canby's Cross
 
California Historical Landmark 9: Captain Jack's Stronghold
23 September 2006
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Captain Jack's Stronghold

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 are Canby's Cross, No. 110 and Gillem's Graveyard, No. 13.

Historical Landmark No. 9

Department of Public Works - Division of Highways

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