Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Modoc County

Applegate Trail Marker 44: Bloody Point

Applegate Trail Marker 44: Bloody Point

17 October 2016
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Applegate Trail Marker 44
Bloody Point
Old Alturas Highway

The marker reads:

Applegate Trail - Bloody Point

"Over divide to Tule Lake, on Lost River, passed in sight of Bloody Point where a train of emigrants were cut off last year. This afternoon Geo. W. Ebey killed a brant on the lake. Oh, so good to eat." - James Henry Bascomb Royal, Oct 19, 1853

Burnett Cutoff Trail Marker 1 is on the other side of this marker.
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