LOCATION OF THE FAMOUS MUSSEL SLOUGH TRAGEDY

Historical Landmark

Description:
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.


Registration Date: 9/28/1936

Location:
City: Hardwick
County: Kings

Directions:
5833-14th Ave, between Everett and Elder Aves, 1.5 mi SE of Hardwick


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