California Historical Landmarks in Siskiyou County
California Historical Landmark 517
Route 97 and Military Pass Road (PM 14.5)
As early as 1852 wagon trains of overland emigrants crossed six hundred feet to the north of this monument into Shasta Valley and Yreka; and at this the point the 1857 military pass from Fort Crook emerged to join the westward emigrant road.
Historical Landmark No. 517
Marker placed by the California State Park Commission,the Siskiyou County Historical Society, and the County of Siskiyou.