California State Historic Landmark 544
#544 Fort Ter-Wer, Klamath
Site of Fort Terwer, United State military post, established October 12, 1857, by
First Lieutenant George Crook and men of Company D to keep peace between the Indians
and whites. The fort was destroyed by a flood in December 1861, and abandoned June 10,
Nothing remains of this site.
From Hwy 101 take Ter-Wer Valley exit (Hwy 169), go 3.4 mi to end of road, turn right
on Ter-Wer Riffle Rd. Site at intersection of Ter-Wer Riffle and Klamath Glen
Return to other landmarks in Del Norte county.
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