Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Nevada County

Conservation Road

  Conservation Road

  Leaving Washington Ridge

  Leaving Washington Ridge 11 December 2013
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Nevada City Emigrant Trail
Marker NC-9
Leaving Washington Ridge
Conservation Road

The trail marker reads:

Nevada City Road - Leaving Washington Ridge

"We dared not lets them browse among the trees lest, by feeding on the poison oak, it might prove...fatal to them.... We therefore sought a place of greater safety,...through a forest of pine and cedar."

John Steele, Sep 22, 1850

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