Old Town of Shasta
California State Historic Landmark 77
Founded 1849 as Reading's Springs. Named Shasta June 8, 1850. Second county seat Shasta County 1851-1888. Metropolis northern California during 1850's. End road and beginning Oregon pack trail until 1861. Present home Western Star Lodge No. 2, F.&A.M., whose charter brought across plains Peter Lassen party 1848. Shurtleff House built 1851. Business section destroyed, fire 1853. Shasta Courier founded 1852.
Shasta SHP, Hwy 299, NW corner of Main St and Trinity Alley, Shasta.
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