Weber River Crossing and Campsite - 519
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
N 41° 00.739 W 111° 28.903
12T E 459494 N 4540236
Quick Description: The first known overland travelers to cross the Weber River, at a point .4-mile directly in front of this marker, were the Harlan-Young, Lienhard, and Donner-Reed parties of 1846.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/26/2008 8:10:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM3NW7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PeanutsParents
Views: 16

Long Description:
The first known overland travelers to cross the Weber River, at a point .4-mile directly in front of this marker, were the Harlan-Young, Lienhard, and Donner-Reed parties of 1846. It was at this crossing that Lansford Hastings left a note telling the Donner-Reed Party not to go through Weber Canyon. As a result of this note, the Donner-Reed Company blazed the trail from Henefer Valley to Salt Lake Valley, which the Mormons followed in 1847 and for the next 22 years.
Marker Name: Weber River Crossing and Campsite

Marker Number: 519

Marker Text: Not listed

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