Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Nevada County
The marker reads:
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.