Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 39° 00.622 W 121° 25.392
10S E 636521 N 4319109
Quick Description: A nice little park in Wheatland with this California historical marker.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2008 12:47:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM3VK5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 86

Long Description:
NO. 493 JOHNSON'S RANCH - The first settlement reached in California by emigrant trains using the Emigrant ('Donner') Trail, this was an original part of the 1844 Don Pablo Gutiérrez land grant. It was sold at auction to William Johnson in 1845, and in 1849 part of the ranch was set aside as a government reserve-Camp Far West. In 1866, the town of Wheatland was laid out on a portion of the grant.
Location: Tomita Park, Front St, between Fourth and Main Sts, Wheatland
Marker Number: 493.00


County: Yuba

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 5/30/1971

Website: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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