Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Alta Sierra in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills

 
 
Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
1. Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker
Inscription.  "Now that we are among the foot hills the pines have disappeared and in their place beautiful evergreen oak is scattered here and there giving the appearance of old apple orchards." - A, J. McCall, Sep 14, 1849
 
Erected 2007 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number T-63.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Trails West Inc., and the Truckee Trail series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1849.
 
Location. 39° 6.241′ N, 121° 0.295′ W. Marker is near Alta Sierra, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Dog Bar Road and Owl Hill Court, on the left when traveling north on Dog Bar Road. Marker is 150 feet from Owl Hill Court. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Truckee Trail - All Hills and Ravines (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colfax Methodist Church (approx.
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
2.7 miles away); Colfax Record (approx. 2.7 miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away); Jacob Keck, Sr. (approx. 2.8 miles away); Leopold & Josephine Lobner (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Jacob Keck, Sr. (approx. 2.8 miles away); John Butler, Druggist (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
2. Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker
Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
3. Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker
Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
4. Truckee Trail - Among the Foothills Marker
Emigrant Trail Easement image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
5. Emigrant Trail Easement
Emigrant Trail Easement image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
6. Emigrant Trail Easement
Dog Bar Road at the Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 6, 2016
7. Dog Bar Road at the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 1, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California.   7. submitted on May 2, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=149156

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from purchases you make after using links to Amazon.com. Thank you.
Paid Advertisements
Feb. 20, 2024