OLD EMIGRANT ROAD

Historical Landmark

Description:
Here the Old Emigrant Road began a long loop around the Silver Lake basin, reaching an elevation of 9,640 feet at one place. This difficult portion of the road was used by thousands of vehicles from 1848 to 1863, when it was superseded by a route approximating the present highway.


Registration Date: 11/5/1958

Location:
City: Kirkwood
County: Amador

Directions:
On State Hwy 88 (P.M. 63.1) at Mud Lake Rd, 8. 7 mi W of Kirkwood
OLD EMIGRANT ROAD



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