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Near Beowawe in Eureka County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

California Trail - 1841 Route

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2019
1. California Trail - 1841 Route Marker
Inscription.  
The Bidwell Bartleson Party packed through Palisade Canyon, passing this way Sept 27, 1841. Wagon trains of 1843 and later bypassed the canyon via Emigrant Pass.
Guidebook available
Trails West Inc, P.O. Box 12045 Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 1999 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-45.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 40° 36.431′ N, 116° 27.344′ W. Marker is near Beowawe, Nevada, in Eureka County. Marker is on Eureka-Crescent Valley Highway (Nevada Route 306), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent Valley NV 89821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Argenta Station (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hot, Dusty and Tattered (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Cattle Industry (approx. 5.1 miles
California Trail - 1841 Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 6, 2019
2. California Trail - 1841 Route Marker
away); A Tale of Two Highways (approx. 5.3 miles away); Gravely Ford (approx. 5.3 miles away); About Your Journey ... (approx. 5.3 miles away); Beowawe Geysers (approx. 5.3 miles away); Cortez, Nevada (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located just north of Horseshoe Ranch.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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