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Near Chilcoot in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Beckwourth Trail - Beckwourth Pass

 
 
Beckwourth Trail - Beckwourth Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 8, 2016
1. Beckwourth Trail - Beckwourth Pass Marker
Inscription.  "Trow informed us we were in California, when father gave three loud cheers, which echoed from the rocks and hills about us. Willie said that he would not like to spend his life in California if this was it." - Harriet S. Ward, Oct 1, 1853
 
Erected 2012 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number B-8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Beckwourth Trail, the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 1, 1853.
 
Location. 39° 47.533′ N, 120° 7.357′ W. Marker is near Chilcoot, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Chilcoot Avenue, 0.3 miles south of California Route 70, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chilcoot CA 96105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beckwourth Pass (approx. half a mile away); Beckwourth Trail - Long Valley (approx. 3.9 miles
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away); Beckwourth Trail - Beckwourth Valley (approx. 4.7 miles away); Loyalton (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Beckwourth Trail - Beckwourth Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 8, 2016
2. Beckwourth Trail - Beckwourth Pass Marker
Chilcoot Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
3. Chilcoot Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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