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Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route

 
 
Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 15, 2016
1. Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route Marker
Inscription. Emigrants including Donner Party camped in this area to rest and refresh their stock.
 
Erected 1969 by United States Bureau of Land Management. (Marker Number T.R.R. 13.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 28.559′ N, 119° 45.248′ W. Marker is in Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Rio Poco Road and Creekside Circle, on the right when traveling south on Rio Poco Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno NV 89502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emigrant-Donner Camp (here, next to this marker); Junction House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Huffaker's (approx. 2.5 miles away); Moana Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away); Virginia & Truckee Railroad Right of Way (approx. 4 miles away but has been reported missing); Glendale School (1864-1958) (approx. 4.1 miles away); James C. Lillard Railroad Park History (approx. 4.1 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad Yards (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Reno.
 
Also see . . .  California National Historic Trail.
Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 15, 2016
2. Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route Marker
The marker is mounted on the yellow post.
(Submitted on May 7, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 15, 2016
3. Emigrant Trail - Truckee River Route Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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