Sunday, December 02, 2012

California Historical Landmark #585

Pioneer Express Trail
California State Historical Landmark #585

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This landmark is located in the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, Beals Point unit, 0.3 miles north on levee, Folsom in Placer County, California. There are 20 other California State Historical Landmarks in Placer County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 43.510 W 121° 10.320.

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California Historical Landmark #585

Between 1849 and 1854, Pioneer Express riders rode this gold rush trail to the many populous mining camps on the American River bars now covered by Folsom Lake-Beals, Condemned, Dotons, Long, Horseshoe, Rattlesnake, and Oregon-on the route to Auburn and beyond.

California Historical Landmark #585

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