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Yreka, CA


  • Type: Town

The county seat of Siskiyou County, Yreka is a northern California town situated on the Yreka Creek and the location of the College of the Siskiyous. Originally a gold rush boomtown, Yreka is also home to the Klamath National Forest Interpretive Museum, the Siskiyou County Museum and West Miner Street is listed as an historic district on the National Register of Historic Places and as a California Historical Landmark. - AsNotedIn


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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Lewis Falkenstein House
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  • NRHP
401 S Gold St
West Miner Street-Third Street Historic District
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  • CA Lm
  • NRHP
102 - 402 W Miner St and 122--419 3rd St
Yreka Carnegie Library
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  • NRHP
412 W Miner St

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1851/03/00 While traveling along the Siskiyou Trail from southern Oregon, Abraham Thompson, a mule train packer, discovers gold near Rocky Gulch.
1851/04/00 By April 1851, two thousand miners decend on "Thompson's Dry Diggings" looking for gold.
1854/00/00 Joaquin Miller Joaquin Miller describes Yreka during 1853-1854 as a bustling place with "... a tide of people up and down and across other streets, as strong as if a city on the East Coast".

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