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Near Higgins Corner in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Truckee Trail - Last of the Foothills

 
 
Truckee Trail - Last of the Foothills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
1. Truckee Trail - Last of the Foothills Marker
Inscription.  "Our road led through the last of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The road was still not overly good, yet the worst was behind us. ...By afternoon we had the last woodlands behind us" - Heinrich Lienhard, Oct, 1846
 
Erected 2007 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number T-65.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Trails West Inc., and the Truckee Trail series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1846.
 
Location. 39° 3.67′ N, 121° 6.886′ W. Marker is near Higgins Corner, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Wolf Road and Duggans Road, on the left when traveling north on Wolf Road. Touch for map. Marker is 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Truckee Trail - Approaching Sacramento Valley (approx. 1.3 miles away); Overland Emigrant Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Overland Emigrant Trail
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills (approx. 6.6 miles away); Truckee Trail - All Hills and Ravines (approx. 7.2 miles away); Olivers (approx. 8.2 miles away); Colfax Methodist Church (approx. 9 miles away); Colfax Record (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Truckee Trail - Last of the Foothills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
2. Truckee Trail - Last of the Foothills Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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