Fort Janesville

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Fort Janesville (1860-1860) - A Pyramid Lake Paiute War citizen fortification first established in 1860 in Janesville, Lassen County, California. Abandoned as a fortification later in 1860.

Fort Janesville Marker Text
Fort Janesville Marker Rock
Fort Janesville Marker Locale

History of Fort Janesville

Established in May-June 1860 by citizens as a loop-holed log stockade with one blockhouse on the southwest corner. Built during the Pyramid Lake Paiute War after the first Battle of Pyramid Lake. Abandoned as a fortification at the end of the conflict in 1860.

Current Status

Marker only. A California state historical landmark in Janesville, Lassen County, California.


Location: Janesville, Lassen County, California.

Maps & Images

Lat: 40.305422 Long: -120.534128

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Visited: 22 Mar 2014

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