Natural Bridge Historic Site

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Natural Bridge is arguably the most important site in the area’s history. It was a seasonal camp of the Modoc Indians for thousands of years and a key river crossing on the Applegate Trail beginning in 1846. On November 29, 1872, the Modoc War began here.

Interpretive sign on site.