1798-1831In 1826 he led a party of 17 men through the territory of the Mojave Indians, then west across our Great desert. During the trek, the heat became so intense that it forced him and his men to bury themselves in the sand to keep cool. They were the first Americans to enter California overland from the east.
|Placed By||Barstow's Main Street Mural Project|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 10:08am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 497714 N 3861811|
|Decimal Degrees||34.89871667, -117.02501667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 53.923', W 117° 1.501'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 53' 55.38" N, 117° 1' 30.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 222 E Main St, Barstow CA 92311, US|
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