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Strawberry Valley House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 47.720 W 120° 08.900
10S E 747663 N 4297927
Quick Description: California Registered Historical Landmark #707
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2007 8:47:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM1HHD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WalruZ
Views: 49

Long Description:
This popular resort and stopping place for stages and teams of the comstock, established by Swift and Watson in 1856, became a remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express on April 4, 1860. Here on that date, division superintendent Bolivar Roberts waited with a string of mules to help pony rider Warren Upson through the snowstrom on Echo Summit.
Marker Number: 707.00

Marker Name: STRAWBERRY VALLEY HOUSE-OVERLAND PONY EXPRESS ROUTE IN CALIFORNIA

County: El Dorado

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 04/03/1960

Location:
Strawberry, on Hwy 50 (P.M. 578), 8.7 mi East of Kyburz


Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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