California Historical Landmarks in Modoc County

California Historical Landmark 110
Canby's Cross 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 110: Canby's Cross in Lava Beds National Monument, California
23 September 2006
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Canby's Cross

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

Historical Landmark No. 110

Department of Public Works - Division of Highways

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