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Near Almo in Cassia County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks Marker
Inscription. "We enter a gorge of the hills which in a short time brings us to a large ampitheatre surrounded with rock of every kind of fanciful character." -- Joseph Middleton Aug 26, 1849
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 1995 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 5.118′ N, 113° 37.986′ W. Marker is near Almo, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is at the intersection of City of Rocks Road (Road 3075 S) and Elba-Almo Road, on the left when traveling west on City of Rocks Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Almo ID 83312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Replica Wagon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camped... (approx. 0.4 miles away); Horrible Indian Massacre (approx. mile away); Distant Views (approx. 3 miles away); Fading Away (approx. 3.1 miles away); California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Pleasant Place (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pinnacle Pass (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Almo.
 
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California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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