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Alpine County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in Alpine

Alpine County Historical Markers

Alpine County - General Interest
Ebbetts Pass Route
The Emigrant Trail through Ebbetts Pass, discovered by and named after 'Major' John Ebbetts, was opened up in the early 1850s, but no wagon road went ... [click for more]

Kit Carson Marker
On this spot, the summit of the Kit Carson Pass, stood the Kit Carson Tree on which the famous scout Kit Carson inscribed his name in 1844 when he gui... [click for more]

Marklee’s Cabin Site
Jacob J. Marklee recorded his land claim of 160 acres on June 23, 1862, in Douglas County, Nevada, but after the boundary survey his claim was in Cali... [click for more]

Memorial to Pioneer Odd Fellows
On some large rocks near Carson Pass, a group of pioneers inscribed their names and the emblem of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in 1849.... [click for more]

Old Emigrant Road
Here the Old Emigrant Road of 1848 swung down across the meadow now covered by Caples Lake (Twin Lakes) and climbed along the ridge at the right to th... [click for more]

Pony Express Remount Station at Woodfords
Woodfords became a remount station of the Pony Express on April 4, 1860, when Warren Upson scaled the mountains in a blinding snowstorm and made his w... [click for more]

This page last updated: 11/11/2009