California Trail - Wayne, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 54.813 W 097° 18.635
14S E 654331 N 3864758
Quick Description: This historical marker commemorates the famous California Trail.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2019 2:04:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM105CH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
This historical marker is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of State Highways 77 and 59 at the east edge of Wayne. The marker was placed in 1949 by the Oklahoma Historical Society and the State Highway Commission.

The marker reads:

California Trail
crossed here
Caravans of gold seekers in the
Rush for California traveled
this Trail in spring, 1849, under
military escort commanded by Capt.
R. B. Marcty. Route lay west from Ft.
Smith, south side of Arkansas and
Canadian rivers, across Oklahoma.
Camp ground and spring, 3 mi. west,
well known on this famous Trail

Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission 1949

County: McClain County

Record Address::
NE Intersection Highways 77 and 59
Wayne, OK US

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Date Erected: 1949

Sponsor (Who put it there): Okla. Hist. Soc & State Hwy. Comm.

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