1804 - 1887
— A True Pioneer —Captain Stephens brought the first wagonsover the snow covered Sierra NevadaTruckee Pass with no casualties in theStephens-Murphy-Townsend party of 1844,arriving at Sutter's Fort with 11 wagonsand 51 people plus 2 infants born on theway. Later wagon trains followed his trail less well. A blacksmith by trade,Elisha served under Commodore Stockton inordnance in the Mexican war, 1846-48.
|Series||This marker is part of the California Trail series, and the More Than Words series.|
|Placed By||The CA-NV chapter of the Oregon-California Trail Association, Cupertino Historical Society, City of Cupertino, & Mountain Charlie Chapter, ECV|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 11:22pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 583258 N 4131063|
|Decimal Degrees||37.32250000, -122.06028333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 19.35', W 122° 3.617'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 19' 21.00" N, 122° 3' 37.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||408, 650|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 22050 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino CA 95014, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.