Nobles Emigrant Trail

Nobles Emigrant Trail (HM13G0)

Location: Shingletown, CA 96088 Shasta County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 29.499', W 121° 53.207'

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In 1852, William H. Nobles located an easier and more direct route to California for gold-seekers and pioneers heading west. Nobles Trail contributed importantly to the development of Northern California and led to additional transportation routes. Extensive use of Nobles Trail continued until the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in 1869. The Shingletown area offered several sites with water and grazing to provide welcome rest stops for weary travelers and their animals after their travail of crossing the Nevada Desert and the Cascade Mountains. Sections of the important trail remain visible throughout Shingletown. Today's traveler can experience a portion of Nobles Trail by driving Emigrant Trail Road from Shingletown toward Lake McCumber.
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HM NumberHM13G0
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByLassen, Loomis Chapter 1914, E Clampus Vitus and the Friends of the Nobles Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:25pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 594339 N 4482923
Decimal Degrees40.49165000, -121.88678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 29.499', W 121° 53.207'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 29' 29.94" N, 121° 53' 12.42" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31292 Alpine Meadows Rd, Shingletown CA 96088, US
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