California Landmarks in Shasta County

California Landmark 555
Lockhart Ferry
Highway 299 PM 91.3 Near Long Street
Fall River Mills

California Historical Landmark #555: Lockhart Ferry Near Fall River Mills
24 September 2006
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Lockhart Ferry

Established by Samuel Lockhart in 1856 as a link in the first wagon road from Yreka to Red Bluff, the Lockhart Ferry crossed below the confluence of the Fall and Pit Rivers near this spot. After a massacre in December 1856, the ferry was reestablished in 1857 below Fall River Falls.

Registered Landmark No.555

Plaque placed August 5, 1956 by California State Park Commision in cooperation with Fort Crook Historical Society

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