Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Gateway Cabin
Erected 2003 by Chief Truckee Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1608.
Location. 39° 19.639′ N, 120° 12.899′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from Donner Trail Road north of Donner Pass Road (Old California Highway 40). Marker and cabin are located at Meadow Park. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Emigrant Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Permanent Emigrant Trail Markers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donner Party (approx. 0.9 miles away); Schallenberger Cabin Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Donner Party (approx. one mile away); Rocking Stone (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War I Memorial / Victory Highway Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away); Old Truckee Jail (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
Also see . . . Joseph Research Library. Joseph was known as “the Founder of Gateway,” because he developed the residential area of Gateway and established the Gateway Motel and gas station in 1938. (Submitted on October 15, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 788 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.