Local Links

Information and Links for Siskiyou County History
and other nearby societies
Museums in Siskiyou County:

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The Museums of
Siskiyou County
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        ~Please phone for dates and hours of operation~
Siskiyou County Museum County website:  910 South Main Street, Yreka, California  (530) 842-3836
Sisson Museum (Mt. Shasta City):  1 Old Stage Road, Mt. Shasta City, California  (530) 926-5508
Tulelake: Butte County Fair Museum of Local History:  800 South Main Street, Tulelake, California  (530) 667-5312
Butte Valley Museum:  500 South Main Street, Dorris, California  (530) 397-2707

Dunsmuir Depot Museum:  Dunsmuir Railroad Display Room at the Amtrak Depot:  5750 Sacramento Street, Dunsmuir, California  (530) 235-0929.  Open the Third Saturday of each month, weather permitting, 10:00 a.m.  ~ 2:00 p.m.
 Fort Jones Museum:  11913 Main Street, Fort Jones, California  (530) 468-5568
Heritage Junction of McCloud, Inc. ~ (no website):  320 Main Street, McCloud, California  (530) 964-2604

Karuk Museum and Cultural Center ~ 64236 Second Avenue, Happy Camp, CA (530) 493-1600

Etna Museum:  520 Main Street, Etna, CA (530) 467-3566

Montague Depot Museum ~ (no website):  230 11th Street, Montague, CA  (530) 459-3385

Weed Historic Lumber Museum:  303 Gilman Avenue, Weed, CA  (530) 938-0550
The Gary Nelson Collection:  The Franco American Hotel Building, 310 West Miner Street, Yreka, CA  (541) 210-1234
Links for Siskiyou County History:

The California-Nevada Chapter of the Oregon-California Trails Association

Siskiyou County Library (see Research Tab for Historical Information)
Yreka History

Mt. Shasta Collection at the College of the Siskiyous Library (The largest repository of information and documents about  Mt. Shasta)

Yosemite Railroad Car #330 (This  car served as a "Diner" in Yreka along Hwy 99 for many years, currently under restoration, click on history)

Siskiyou Historians Online Discussion Group

Yreka Historic Preservation (a page with historical photos, a page of vintage buildings as seen today, and listing of homes with date built and original owners)

Merriam Special Collections Library online photo archives  California State University at Chico
Links for Neighboring Historical Societies:
          Shasta Historical Society

          Shasta Historical Society Blog