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Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Log Cabin

 
 
First Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 13, 2012
1. First Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Erected by Joseph Gray at S.W. corner of present day Bridge and Spring Streets to serve Dutch Flat Wagon Road traffic over Donner Pass.
 
Erected 1965 by Chief Truckee No. 3691, 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.
 
Location. 39° 19.743′ N, 120° 11.027′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Church Street east of Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10030 Church Street, 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. Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling (within shouting distance of this marker); C.P.R.R. Truckee Round House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (about 400 feet away); Jax Truckee Diner (about 600 feet away); George Schaffer
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(about 700 feet away); First Transcontinental Railroad - Truckee (about 700 feet away); Theodore Dehone Judah (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
 
First Log Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
2. First Log Cabin and Marker
The marker is visible mounted on the front of the building under the windows.
First Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 13, 2012
3. First Log Cabin
Sign Above the Door image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 13, 2012
4. Sign Above the Door
Grays Cabin
Original Toll Station
Established 1863
Historic Home Next Door to the First Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
5. Historic Home Next Door to the First Log Cabin
The log cabin can be seen to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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