— Lewis County —William Packwood and James Longmire traveled across Naches Pass during the 1840s exploring for an easier route east. The trail they blazed is known today as Cowlitz Pass. The explorers discovered this area in 1854 and called it Sulphur Springs; the name was changed to Lewis in 1911, but by the 1930s it was again renamed and called Packwood.
|Placed By||Lewis County Commissioners, Washington State Department of Transportation, US Forest Service and the Lewis County Historical Society, in honor of Lewis County's Sesquicentennial|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 601746 N 5162257|
|Decimal Degrees||46.60616667, -121.67140000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 46° 36.37', W 121° 40.284'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||46° 36' 22.2000" N, 121° 40' 17.0400" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 12298 US-12, Naches WA 98937, US|
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