Captain Jack's Stronghold

S of Tulelake, Lava Beds National Monument, Tulelake, California

Photo 

DMDelja, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Map 

Description 

"CAPTAIN JACK'S STRONGHOLD - From this fortress, Captain Jack and his Indian forces successfully resisted capture by U.S. Army troops from December 1, 1872 to April 18, 1873." - California Historic Landmark No.9

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 1973
Reference number
73000259
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Native American; Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Fortification; Conservation area
Current functions
Park; Conservation area
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1873; 1875
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 130

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2021: New photo from wyatt
  • March 28, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical information

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