All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop

All Roads Lead to Ager Stage and Freight Stop (HM1BXO)

Location: Montague, CA 96064 Siskiyou County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 51.956', W 122° 27.679'

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Here along the Oregon-California Stage Road of 1856, a new road east to Linkville, now Kalamath Falls, was built in 1876.
With the arrival of the Central Pacific Railroad in 1887, Jerome B. Ager saw a need for a hotel, general store, saloon and dance hall to accompany the existing stage and horse barns. .
Ager became a railroad staging and freighting hub, providing services and supplies for travelers and local communities. .
Activities slowed in 1909 with the completion of the railroad line from Weed to Klamath Falls. In 1941 the town of Ager faded away and soon after the general store closed. .

Dedicated September 2008.
Humbug Chapter No. 73
and Umpqua Joe Outpost No. 1859
E Clampus Vitus
Year Placed2008
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73 & Umpqua Joe Outpost 1859
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 544706 N 4635031
Decimal Degrees41.86593333, -122.46131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 51.956', W 122° 27.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 51' 57.36" N, 122° 27' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5415 Ager Beswick Rd, Montague CA 96064, US
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