The Battle of Bloody Island
California State Historic Landmark 427
#427 Battle of Bloody Island
One fourth mile west was Bloody Island, now a hill surrounded by reclaimed
land. On this island in 1850, U.S. soldiers nearly annihilated all its inhabitants for the murder
of two white men. Doubt exists of these indians' guilt. In 1851 a treaty between whites and
indians entered into.
Nothing remains of this site.
Intersection of State Hwy 20 and Reclamation Rd, 1.7 mi SE of Upper Lake.
Return to other landmarks in Lake county.
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