Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Theodore Dehone Judah
1826 – 1863
Erected 1982 by Chief Truckee Chapter No. 3691, E Clampus Vitus, August 14, 1982.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 39° 19.648′ N, 120° 11.123′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10158 Donner Pass Road, Truckee CA 96161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Transcontinental Railroad - Truckee (here, next to this marker); Truckee (within shouting distance of this marker); George Schaffer House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Schaffer (about 400 feet away); Jax Truckee Diner (about 400 feet away); Old Truckee Jail (about 500 feet away); World War I Memorial / Victory Highway Monument (about 500 feet away); “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
Also see . . .
1. Theodore Judah. A biography from American Experience, PBS Television. (Submitted on October 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Theodore Judah and the Local Landmarks of the Central Pacific Railroad. An article by the Truckee Donner Historical Society (Submitted on October 22, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 4. submitted on September 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.