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Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pioneer Emigrant Trail

 
 
Pioneer Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
1. Pioneer Emigrant Trail Marker
Inscription. This boulder was known to the pioneers as the Indian Medicine Stone. On its top are hollows in which the Indians lay while taking sun baths to cure their ills. One branch of the Emigrant Trail leading from Truckee Pass to the gold mines of Nevada County and to the Valley of the Sacramento passed close beside this stone.

Tablet placed by the Historic Landmarks Committee,
Native Sons of the Golden West.
Dedicated Oct. 18, 1936.
 
Erected 1936 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.02′ N, 121° 1.315′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on East Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 632 East Broad Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Hill Diggings (approx. mile away); Ten Stamp Mill (approx. mile away); Nevada City Public Library (approx. mile away); Nevada City Methodist Church

Pioneer Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
2. Pioneer Emigrant Trail Marker
(approx. mile away); Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nevada County Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nevada Theater (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nevada City.
 
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Pioneer Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
3. Pioneer Emigrant Trail Marker
The house has been built around the boulder.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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