Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Nevada County

McGlashan Point in Donner Pass View of Donner Lake and Sierra Nevada
30 August 2014
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McGlashan Point
Donner Pass Road
Donner Pass

The marker reads:

McGlashan Point

Dedicated August 10, 1986 in honor of Charles Fayette McGlashan 1847-1931

Truckee's patriarch, historian, author, editor, attorney, legislator, inventor, entomologist and astronomer. His last public address was given in 1926 at the Donner Summit Bridge dedication.

This site is named in his memory by the people of Truckee.

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