First Road to Southern California

First Road to Southern California (HMPN0)

Location: Deming, NM 88030 Luna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 29.533', W 107° 58.45'

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Here crossed the first road to Southern California opened for wagons by Capt. Cooke, who passed here in command of the Mormon Battalion, Nov. 1846 - later it became the California Emigrant Road - from 1858-1861, the route of the Butterfield Overland Mail, St. Louis to San Francisco, the longest land mail route ever attempted-
HM NumberHMPN0
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1933
Placed ByThe Butterfield Trail Chapter D A R – Deming, N.M
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 220531 N 3598894
Decimal Degrees32.49221667, -107.97416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 29.533', W 107° 58.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 29' 31.98" N, 107° 58' 27.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 N Gold Ave, Deming NM 88030, US
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