National Old Trails
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 34° 51.061 W 114° 36.586
11S E 718529 N 3859127
Quick Description: This bridge marks the site where the National Old Trails Highway later Highway 66 crossed the Colorado River.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/9/2010 2:05:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMA9RJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing
Views: 14

Long Description:

National Old Trails

This bridge marks the site where the National Old Trails Highway later Highway 66 crossed the Colorado River. It links the Mojave Indian lands visited by Father Garces in 1776. Neat this location the American Explorer, Jedediah Smith and his band of Rocky Mountain men crossed the river in 1826 and opened the Pioneer Trail into southern California.

California registered Historical Landmark No. 781

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, City of Needles, County of San Bernardino, and Arizona County of Mohave.

June 17, 1978

Dedicated May 2, 1982
By the Billy Holcomb Chapter of E Clampus Vitus, in Cooperation with the Needles Chapter of the San Bernardino county Museum Association

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