Old California-Oregon Road!

Old California-Oregon Road
Is there a plaque?  YES! 🙂

What is it? A plaque by the side of the road!
What makes it historical? The guide says: This marks the location of the main artery of travel used by pioneers between the Trinity River and the northern mines of California and Oregon.

Other tidbits: That pretty well sums it up!


  • You can become a member of the Native Sons of the Golden West!
  • You can donate to the Shasta Historical Society!
  • You can be a responsible visitor! That means respecting the signs and pathways and treating all structures and artifacts with respect! After all, they’ve endured a lot already to make it into the present! They’ll need our help to make it to the future!
How do I find it? Listed Directions:
NW corner of Hwy 99 (P.M. 7.12) and Spring Gulch Rd
1.7 mi N of Anderson, CA 96007

That’s correct, as long as you realize that Highway 99 is actually CA-273!

From Los Angeles: ~541mi (871km) — 9.1hrs
From Sacramento: ~152mi (245km) — 2.6hrs
From San Diego: ~655mi (1055km) — 11hrs
From San Francisco: ~208mi (335km) — 3.5hrs

When should I go? Whenever the mood strikes you!

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