The Mojave Road

The Mojave Road (HMY7A)

Location: Cima, CA 92323 San Bernardino County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 10.565', W 115° 30.552'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Long ago Mohave Indians used a network of pathways to cross the Mojave Desert to reach the Pacific Coast from their homes along the Colorado River. In 1776, the Spanish Missionary Francisco Garces became the first non-Indian to trek these trans-desert routes. In 1826 Jedediah Smith trod these trails to become the first white man to reach the California Coast overland from mid-America. The route became a military wagon road in 1859 when Fort Mojave on the Colorado River was established. This travel route remained a major link between Los Angeles and points east until a railway was completed across the desert in 1883.
HM NumberHMY7A
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the The Mojave Road (Old Government Road) series.
Marker Number37
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTransierra Roisterous Alliance of Senior Humbugs of E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 12:41pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 635751 N 3893587
Decimal Degrees35.17608333, -115.50920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.565', W 115° 30.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 33.90" N, 115° 30' 33.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 Old Government Road, Cima CA 92323, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Camp Rock Spring
10.32 miles
Kelso Depot
13.94 miles
Kelso Jail
13.94 miles
Nevada Southern Railway
18.37 miles
Western Expansion
20.96 miles
Who Has Lived Here?
20.96 miles
Railroads Revolutionize Transportation
20.96 miles
Ranching and Mining
20.96 miles
Movement in the Desert
20.97 miles
24.12 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Area Code
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?