To Jedediah Smith

To Jedediah Smith (HM1HXJ)

Location: San Bernardino, CA 92415 San Bernardino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 6.366', W 117° 17.376'

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Pathfinder of the Southern Sierras

Born at Brambridge in Northern N.Y. January 6, 1799 he discovered south pass of the Rocky Mts. the great gateway through which passed nearly all subsequent migration west and northwest from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

He was the first American to enter California by the overland route through Cajon Pass in November 1826. Jedediah Smith stands peerless among the pathfinders of California's epic past.
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HM NumberHM1HXJ
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed1951
Placed ByLugonia Parlor 241 Native Daughters of Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 473289 N 3773958
Decimal Degrees34.10610000, -117.28960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.366', W 117° 17.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 21.96" N, 117° 17' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)909, 760
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 395 N Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino CA 92415, US
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