Name: Bishop Creek Battleground
Site Number: #811
Date Visited: 09/05/2016
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: State Marker
Location: 4090 California 168, Bishop, CA 93514
Description: On April 6, 1862, a battle took place around this site between newly arrived citizens of the Owens River Valley and the original inhabitants of the land, the Paiute and Shoshone Indians. The reason for this battle is lost but brave men on both sides died here for a cause which they held inviolate.