Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Nevada County

Pioneer Trail

  Opposite Washington Diggings

  Opposite Washington Diggings 11 December 2013
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Nevada City Emigrant Trail
Marker NC-4
Opposite Washington Diggings
Burlington Ridge Road

The trail marker reads:

Nevada City Road - Opposite Washington Diggings

"Traveled 16 miles of pretty good road except [from] Bear Valey [sic]. Hilly which was very steep. Camped in mountain opposite Washington [Diggings] on the Yuba River, No feed or water, but plenty of timber."

John Shin, Sep 30, 1850

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