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Ebbetts Pass Route

Ebbetts Pass on Hwy 4 (P.M. 18.5), 18 mi SW of Markleeville , Markleeville, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 32' 55.2984", -119° 51' 31.986"
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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 that way until 1864, when a toll road, under the name of Carson Valley and Big Tree Road, was completed to help open up the Comstock Lode in Nevada.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
Ebbetts Pass Route Historical Marker Location Map, Markleeville, California Map