Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 2000 by Chief Truckee Chapter No. 3691, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 19.344′ N, 120° 17.458′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of South Shore Drive and Old Highway Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Shore Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Truckee CA 96161, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Wagons Across the Sierras (within shouting distance Donner Summit Canyon History (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Snowsheds (approx. 1.4 miles away); Donner Summit Overlook (approx. 1½ miles away); Donner Summit Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 1½ miles away); McGlashan Point (approx. 1½ miles away); Donner Pass (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
Also see . . . Pollard's Station, Donner Lake's First Resort. A Sierra Sun article published November 17, 2005 details the history of the resort. Included is a historical photo of the hotel. (Submitted on October 23, 2012.)
Categories. • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on October 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.