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"Here road leaves [Klamath] Lake and follows up the side of a steep hill 1/2 mile but is not hard to climb" -William Cochran Stoddard, Sep 16, 1852
"Crossed the Sacremento [Lost River], over the hill or divide to a large swamp down this to a lake (Clammett) about 3 ms, down the lake and camped" -Lester Hulin, Oct 8, 1847
He owned no car nor house, yet spent much of his life studying the Lava Beds area, walking along the shore of Tule Lake from the town of Merrill. He discovered many geologic features, naming, describing, and photographing them. He was particularly…
1941       1945 Roll Of Honor In Memory Of The Following From Tulelake Who Were Killed In Action In World War II Robert Nelson Robert W. Fensler Carter D. Wilkinson Bill Dean Hulbert, Jr. William J. Dieter
Two Warm Springs Indians, acting as scouts with the U.S. Army were killed at the Battle of Dry Lake. That final battle of the Modoc War was fought about 10 miles S.E. of here, May 10, 1873. They were brought to the Peninsula Camp, just south…
1935-1942 Civilian Conservation Corps This camp was built and staffed by the CCC, an organization that was established during the Great Depression by President Franklin Roosevelt to reduce unemployment and to preserve the nation's natural …
Over the years, various individuals and group have made efforts to memorialize the death of General E.R.S. Canby, the only general to be killed in an Indian War. This wooden cross is a replica of an original erected by a U.S. soldier in 1882, just…
This was the shoreline of Tule Lake in 1872-73. The Modoc Indians occupying the Stronghold obtained water at this point. Once nearly 100,000 acres, the lake was drained between 1912 and 1958 to make fertile land available for homesteads.
It was April 11, 1873, the middle of the Modoc War. Though greatly outnumbered, Modoc warriors had easily defeated the Army in the first battle for the Stronghold in January, and soldiers had waited through the winter while peach talks dragged on.…
Thousands of years ago, flowing lava cooled forming a natural fortress. The surrounding area later became the center of the Modoc Indian homeland. A series of events made this lava stronghold a focal point in the war to remove the Modoc from their…