First Crossed Here 1849Near here on May 28, 1849, was the camp of a large party of gold seekers en route to California with a military escort under the command of Captain R B Marcy. The California Road was used by travelers for over 50 years. East of here about 4 miles are traces of the Western Cattle Trail to Dodge City, Kansas.
|Placed By||Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:46pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 469591 N 3972573|
|Decimal Degrees||35.89696667, -99.33695000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 53.818', W 99° 20.217'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 53' 49.08" N, 99° 20' 13.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3433 Unnamed Road, Leedey OK 73654, US|
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