Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Alpine County

Highway 89 Near Woodfords
Highway 89 Near Woodfords
17 February 2007

Alpine County is located in the Sierra Nevada between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park.

It is the smallest county, by population, in California. As of 2010, it had a population of 1,175, all rural. There are no incorporated cities in the county. The county seat is Markleeville.

Two of California's most historic and scenic highways traverse the Sierra Nevada in Alpine County:

State Route 4 is closed in the winter above Bear Valley. State Route 88 is an all-weather road.

Name Address City Year Authority ID Sort Address Sort Name
Alpine County Courthouse14777 State Route 89 Markleeville1928National2004001074SR 89-30Alpine County Courthouse
Alpine County Historical Complex School StreetMarkleevillePOISchoolAlpine County Historical Complex
Alpine Hotel22156 State Route 89MarkleevillePOISR 89-10Alpine Hotel
Bedrock MortarsState Route 4Lake AlpinePOISR 04-20Bedrock Mortars
Caples LakeSR 88Caples LakePOISR 88-10Caples Lake
Ebbetts Pass RouteState Route 4Toiyabe National ForestCalifornia318SR 04-35Ebbetts Pass Route
Harry SchimkeStation House RoadBear ValleyPOIStation HouseHarry Schimke
Hermit ValleyState Route 4Stanislaus National ForestPOISR 04-30Hermit Valley
Kit Carson MarkerState Route 88Carson PassCalifornia315SR 88-32Kit Carson Marker
Marklee's Cabin SiteSR 89 at Water StreetMarkleevilleCalifornia240SR 89-40Marklee's Cabin Site
Markleeville General StoreSR 89 Between Montgomery and Water StreetsMarkleevillePOISR 89-20Markleeville General Store
Old Emigrant RoadState Route 88Caples LakeCalifornia661SR 88-20Old Emigrant Road
Old Emigrant RoadStation House RoadBear ValleyPOIStation HouseOld Emigrant Road
Old Log JailSchool StreetMarkleevillePOISchoolOld Log Jail
Old Webster School135 School StreetMarkleevilleNational2005000071SchoolOld Webster School
Pioneer Odd FellowsState Route 88Carson PassCalifornia378SR 88-34Pioneer Odd Fellows
Pony Express Remount StationOld Pony Express WayWoodfords StationCalifornia805Old Pony ExpressPony Express Remount Station
Reynold’s HouseState Route 4Lake AlpinePOISR 04-10Reynold’s House
Reynolds PeakState Route 4Toiyabe National ForestPOISR 04-10Reynolds Peak
Silver MountainState Route 4Toiyabe National ForestPOISR 04-40Silver Mountain
Snowshoe Thompson Home Diamond Valley Road Woodfords StationPOIDiamond ValleySnowshoe Thompson Home
Snowshoe ThompsonState Route 88Carson PassPOISR 88-30Snowshoe Thompson
Webster SchoolMontgomery and LaramieMarkleevillePOIMontgomeryWebster School
Woodfords Station Old Pony Express WayWoodfords StationPOIOld Pony ExpressWoodfords Station
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