Escalante Trail - 218
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 39° 21.156 W 112° 34.710
12S E 363992 N 4357094
Quick Description: In Delta's Main City Park, Father Escalante camped here October 2, 1776.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2011 3:28:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMBHP6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 13

Long Description:
No. 218
Erected 1955
Escalante Trail

Father Escalante camped here October 2, 1776. His exploring party of ten men headed by Father Francisco Dominguez and map-maker Pacheco preached to the Indians and charted a northern route between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Monterey, California. They named this valley "Valley Salado" (Valle of Salt). They traveled west near Clear Lake then east to a hillock, (Pahvant Butte). Here they found marshes and much pasturage, but salt water.

West Millard County, Utah
Marker Name: Escalante Trail

Marker Number: 218

Marker Text:
No. 218 Erected 1955 Escalante Trail Father Escalante camped here October 2, 1776. His exploring party of ten men headed by Father Francisco Dominguez and map-maker Pacheco preached to the Indians and charted a northern route between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Monterey, California. They named this valley "Valley Salado" (Valle of Salt). They traveled west near Clear Lake then east to a hillock, (Pahvant Butte). Here they found marshes and much pasturage, but salt water. West Millard County, Utah


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