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Sierraville in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Henness – Zumwalt Pass

 
 
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1. Henness – Zumwalt Pass Marker
Inscription.  
Opened in 1850 by Joseph Zumwalt
who brought the ritual of
E Clampus Vitus to California.
A significant route to Sierra
County gold camps and an important
team road to the Comstock Lode

 
Erected 1982 by E Clampus Vitus - TRASH.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 39° 29.416′ N, 120° 24.77′ W. Marker is in Sierraville, California, in Sierra County. Marker can be reached from Henness Pass Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sierraville CA 96126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Webber Lake Hotel (here, next to this marker); The Emigrant Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Meadow Lake – Excelsior (approx. 7.4 miles away); Summit City / Meadow Lake (approx. 7.4 miles away); Welcome to Kyburz Flat (approx. 9.4 miles
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away); Crossing the Summit - Weather or Not (approx. 9.7 miles away); Snowshoe Thompson (approx. 11.1 miles away); Western America Skisport Museum (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierraville.
 
More about this marker. This marker is next to the old hotel, near the lake.
 
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2. Henness – Zumwalt Pass Marker
The marker is to the left of the old hotel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2013. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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