“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 Kit Carson, California

Clickable Map of Amador 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> Amador County, CA (183) Alpine County, CA (42) Calaveras County, CA (127) El Dorado County, CA (186) Sacramento County, CA (329) San Joaquin County, CA (96)  AmadorCounty(183) Amador County (183)  AlpineCounty(42) Alpine County (42)  CalaverasCounty(127) Calaveras County (127)  ElDoradoCounty(186) El Dorado County (186)  SacramentoCounty(329) Sacramento County (329)  SanJoaquinCounty(96) San Joaquin County (96)
Jackson is the county seat for Amador County
Kit Carson is in Amador County
      Amador County (183)  
      Alpine County (42)  
      Calaveras County (127)  
      El Dorado County (186)  
      Sacramento County (329)  
      San Joaquin County (96)  
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1California (Amador County), Kit Carson — Mormon-Carson Pass Emigrant Trail
Mormon-Carson Pass Emigrant Trail, the heavily-travelled gateway to California gold fields, was blazed in 1848 by discharged members of the Mormon battalion traveling east to join their families. Five hundred Mormon volunteers, recruited in . . . Map (db m10824) HM
2California (Amador County), Kit Carson — Peddler Hill Overlook
This marker is made up of three separate panels. [Panel 1:] The Road From a narrow dirt wagon road to a scenic byway, the Carson Route has evolved over time to meet the needs of generations of travelers and our changing means of . . . Map (db m45050) HM
3California (Amador County), Kit Carson — Plasse ResortSince 1853
Raymond Peter Plasse arrived 1850 in San Francisco. Mined gold at Volcano & Aqueduct. In 1853 started a trading post (now site) on Emigrant Road near Wester’s Gap. & a log cabin (now used at Silver Lake. Traded supplies & fresh livestock with . . . Map (db m21249) HM
4California (Amador County), Kit Carson — Plasse’s Trading Post
. . . Map (db m21261) HM
5California (Amador County), Kit Carson — 338 — Tragedy SpringNo 338 — Erected 1967 —
This campsite on the Kit Carson Emigrant Trail was a resting place for California settlers. It was named by members of the Mormon Battalion enroute to Salt Lake Valley. Three of their men, serving as advance trail scouts, were murdered here by . . . Map (db m21273) HM
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Dec. 2, 2022