California Road

California Road (HMQM6)

Location: Leedey, OK 73654 Dewey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 53.818', W 99° 20.217'

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First Crossed Here 1849

Near 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.
HM NumberHMQM6
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 469591 N 3972573
Decimal Degrees35.89696667, -99.33695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 53.818', W 99° 20.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 53' 49.08" N, 99° 20' 13.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3433 Unnamed Road, Leedey OK 73654, US
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