Strawberry Valley House

Strawberry Valley House (HM2BI)

Location: Twin Bridges, CA 95735 El Dorado County
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N 38° 47.725', W 120° 8.9'

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This popular resort and stopping place for stages and teams of the Comstock, established by Swift and Watson in 1856, became a remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express on April 4, 1860. Here on that date division superintendent Bolivar Roberts waited with a string of mules to help pony rider Warren Upson through the snowstorm on Echo Summit.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 707
HM NumberHM2BI
Series This marker is part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail series
Marker Number707
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with the Highway 50 Association, and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 10:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 747662 N 4297937
Decimal Degrees38.79541667, -120.14833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.725', W 120° 8.9'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 43.50" N, 120° 8' 54.00" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8100-8126 US-50, Twin Bridges CA 95735, US
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