Lockhart Ferry

California State Historic Landmark 555

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#555 Lockhart Ferry
Established by Samuel Lockhard in 1856 as a link in the first wagon road from Yreka to Red Bluff, the Lockhart Ferry crossed below the confluence of the Fall and Pit Rivers near this spot. After a massacre in December 1856, the ferry was re-established in 1857 below Fall River Falls.


On Hwy 299 (PM 91.3), NW of Long St, 0.3 mi W of Fall River Mills.
GPS coords: 40° 00.147 N/121° 26.616 W

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