Overland Emigrant Trail Historical

Overland Emigrant Trail Historical (HM1SUQ)

Location: Emigrant Gap, CA 95715 Placer County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 18.366', W 120° 31.064'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
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.
It is estimated more than 30,000 settlers came into California over this trail in the year 1849. Near this site outcroppings of rocks still bear the marks of wagon wheels. For those travelers who reached this point the next ordeal was the tortuous descent into Bear Valley.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

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

Year Placed1976
Placed ByCalifornia Department of Parks and Recreation and Placer County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 714027 N 4353683
Decimal Degrees39.30610000, -120.51773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.366', W 120° 31.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 21.96" N, 120° 31' 3.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)530
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 49680 Hampshire Rocks Rd, Emigrant Gap CA 95715, 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.

Comments 0 comments

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