LOCATION OF THE FAMOUS MUSSEL SLOUGH TRAGEDY


Here on May 11, 1880, during a dispute over land titles between settlers and railroad, a fight broke out in which seven men-two deputy U.S. marshals and five ranchers lost their lives. The legal struggle over titles was finally settled by a compromise. 

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• State Historical Site (245)
Visited: 02/14/2016
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