Location of the Famous Mussel Slough Tragedy
California State Historic Landmark 245
#245 Mussel Slough Tragedy
Here on May 11, 1880, during a dispute over land titles between settlers and
railroad, a fight broke out during which seven men lost lives -- two deputy U.S. Marshalls and
five ranchers. Legal struggle over titles finally compromised.
Nothing remains of this site.
5833 14th Ave, between Everett and Elder Aves, 1.5mi SE of Hardwick.
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