Near Grass Valley in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Overland Emigrant Trail
Erected 1976 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in Cooperation with the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission (October 23, 1976). (Marker Number 799.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark series list.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 3.713′ N, 121° 5.313′ W. Marker was near Grass Valley, California, in Nevada County. Marker was on State Highway 49 10 miles south of Grass Valley, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Grass Valley CA 95949, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Olivers (approx. 7.4 miles away); Colfax Methodist Church Colfax Record (approx. 7.7 miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 7.7 miles away); Colfax Passenger Depot (approx. 7.7 miles away); First Brick Building in Colfax (approx. 7.7 miles away); Leopold & Josephine Lobner (approx. 7.7 miles away); Murphy’s Saloon (approx. 7.7 miles away).
More about this marker. This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 799).
Regarding Overland Emigrant Trail. It is estimated that over thirty thousand people used this trail in 1849. Source: California Registered Historical Landmark Description
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Overland Emigrant Trail Marker at Johnson's Ranch, Wheatland.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,367 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on February 13, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.