Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Log Cabin
Erected 1965 by Chief Truckee No. 3691, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
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.
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); “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jax Truckee Diner (about 600 feet away); George Schaffer (about 700 feet away); Truckee (about 700 feet away); Theodore Dehone Judah (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Truckee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Truckee Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
Also see . . . Uncle Joe's Cabin. In 1863 the town of Truckee did not exist. In fact, all that was visible along the banks of the Truckee River were rocks and virgin forest—except for one solitary log house built by pioneer Joseph Gray. (Submitted on October 15, 2012.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.