Tour Locations | The Modoc War: A Homeland Lost
LOCATION 6 | The Modoc War: A Homeland Lost
Following Main Street
Continue under the overpass, staying in the left lane as we leave town.
Now, what you're seeing is dramatically changed since the Modocs. Once white settlers arrived – with land ownership and agricultural needs – water was entirely redistributed. Lakes and swamps were drained, and vast irrigation networks installed. And it was this first parceling of land that set the stage for conflict.