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Cedar City in Iron County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Escalante Trail

 
 
Escalante Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 20, 2007
1. Escalante Trail Marker
Inscription. Father Silvestre Velez de Escalante with Father Dominguez and eight others, first white men to enter the Great Basin, left Santa Fe July 29, 1776 in attempt to reach Monterey. Abandoning attempt, party passed through Cedar Valley October 12 on return to Santa Fe.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Dominguez y Escalante Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.871′ N, 113° 3.69′ W. Marker is in Cedar City, Utah, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 200 North on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N Main Street, Cedar City UT 84720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroine of China (a few steps from this marker); Cedar City Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Stockman (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Social Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ward Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar City.
 
Categories. ExplorationNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker in the park image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 20, 2007
2. Marker in the park
Detail on marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 20, 2007
3. Detail on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,605 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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