“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Emigrant Gap, California

Clickable Map of Placer County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Placer County, CA (209) El Dorado County, CA (186) Nevada County, CA (218) Sacramento County, CA (329) Sutter County, CA (10) Yuba County, CA (46) Carson City, NV (50) Douglas County, NV (87) Washoe County, NV (90)  PlacerCounty(209) Placer County (209)  ElDoradoCounty(186) El Dorado County (186)  NevadaCounty(218) Nevada County (218)  SacramentoCounty(329) Sacramento County (329)  SutterCounty(10) Sutter County (10)  YubaCounty(46) Yuba County (46)  (50) Carson City (50)  DouglasCounty(87) Douglas County (87)  WashoeCounty(90) Washoe County (90)
Auburn is the county seat for Placer County
Emigrant Gap is in Placer County
      Placer County (209)  
      El Dorado County (186)  
      Nevada County (218)  
      Sacramento County (329)  
      Sutter County (10)  
      Yuba County (46)  
      Carson City, Nevada (50)  
      Douglas County, Nevada (87)  
      Washoe County, Nevada (90)  
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1California (Placer County), Emigrant Gap — 5 — Big BendHwy 40 Scenic Bypass
History Stop and listen. Be very quiet. People have been traveling past this "Big Bend" in the Yuba River for thousands of years. It's a natural migration route and the Ranger station and museum are only the most recent arrivals. Maybe if . . . Map (db m105166) HM
2California (Placer County), Emigrant Gap — Emigrant Gap
The first wagon train ever brought across the Sierra Nevada Mountains into California was lead by Caleb Greenwood. He led the Steven-Town (sic, Townsend) - Murphy party and came through what is known as the Emigrant Trail. Approximately fifty wagons . . . Map (db m129438) HM
3California (Placer County), Emigrant Gap — 3 — Forest Gift Shop, Cisco GroveHwy 40 Scenic Bypass
History Before the coming of I-80 all traffic crossing Donner Summit came right through here. Cisco Grove was an active little community oriented to highway travelers. If you look closely here you will see the ruins of foundations of the . . . Map (db m105152) HM
4California (Placer County), Emigrant Gap — 4 — Lincoln HighwayHwy 40 Scenic Bypass
History "An uplifting of the soul is sure to follow this contact with Nature in her majesty, and Self becomes smaller and smaller as we realize the immensity of things in traversing this country." -- 1924 Complete Official Road Guide of . . . Map (db m105154) HM
5California (Placer County), Emigrant Gap — Nyack LodgeHwy 40 Scenic Bypass
History What you see as a multi-lane Interstate highway now had already been a well-traveled route when the freeway arrived. Wagon trains came over the rise to the east and dropped into the valley and then travelled along the Bear River. . . . Map (db m129436) HM
6California (Placer County), Emigrant Gap — Susan's SpotAuburn Artist and Environmental Planner — 1948-2003 —
Dedicated to Susan Cooley-Gilliom This was Susan's favorite spot for photographing and painting the South Yuba River, which she cherished in all season. When Placer Legacy first began negotiations to preserve this land, Susan was a key . . . Map (db m105153) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022