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CHL No. 125 Evans and Bailey Fight - Modoc


NO. 125 EVANS AND BAILEY FIGHT-1861 - S. D. Evans, Sr. and Joe Bailey, stockmen from Rogue River Valley, Oregon, and 16 of their employees were driving 900 head of beef cattle from Roseburg to the mines at Virginia City, Nevada when they were attacked by Indians and the two owners killed.


From the guidebook: On top of hill, 500 ft S of marker on Centerville Rd, 4.9 mi SE of Canby. Maker is along the south side of the street. SEE NOTES BELOW!
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The directions above are for the original white marble obelisk that is not visible from Centerville road. Those directions fall short of the obelisk. Right along the south side of the road is another Evans & Bailey plaque that was erected in the 1980's as an eagle scout project. It is visible from the road. SEE THE MAP IN THE PICTURES BELOW.


Roadside Plaque: 41°25'03.6"N 120°48'05.0"W ---------- White Marble Obelisk: 41°24'57.1"N 120°48'09.3"W -------------------------------------------------- You need to go through barbed wire to get to this one! We received permission from the property owner whose home is the first house east of the roadside plaque.

NO. 125 EVANS AND BAILEY FIGHT- State Street Sign