California Historical Landmarks in Siskiyou County
California Historical Landmark 110
Monument Road Two Miles East of Hill Road
Lava Beds National Monument
General E. R. S. Canby was murdered here in April 1873 while holding a peace parley with Captain Jack and Indian chiefs under a flag of truce. Eleazer Thomas, peace commissioner, was likewise slain.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation
The California commemorative marker for Canby's Cross is located approximately fourteen miles from here at the intersection of Highway 139 and County Road 120 in Modoc County.