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West Point - West Point, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 23.837 W 120° 31.661
10S E 715901 N 4252790
Quick Description: A plaque in West Point, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/31/2016 12:13:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMRRWC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 1

Long Description:
"Named by famous scout Kit Carson while searching for pass over Sierras. One emigrant road forked at Big Meadows, and north branch came directly to West Point. A thriving trading post prior to gold discovery. Bret Harte, famous author, lived here for a period."
Marker Number: 268.00

Marker Name: West Point

County: Calaveras

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 7/3/1949

Intersection of State Hwy 26 (P.M. 34.4) and Main St, West Point

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