Near Douglas City in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lowdens Wagon Road
Erected by Boy Scouts of America, Troop 15.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 40° 41.74′ N, 122° 55.691′ W. Marker is near Douglas City, California, in Trinity County. Marker is at the intersection of Little Brown's Creek Road and California Route 3 & 229 on Little Brown's Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas City CA 96024, 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. Steel Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); Race Track Airport Golf Course (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hamiltons Store Lee Family Ranch House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Anvil Firing (approx. 2.4 miles away); Paymaster Mine Stampmill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Trinity Congregational Church (approx. 2½ miles away); Old Section (approx. 2½ miles away).
Also see . . . Lowden, William Spencer, 1830-1912. He founded the Weaverville and Shasta Wagon Road Company, which built the first wagon road into Trinity County. It was completed in 1858. He also owned the Lewiston Turnpike Company. (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.