KIT CARSON MARKER

Historical Landmark

Description:
On this spot, the summit of the Kit Carson Pass, stood the Kit Carson Tree on which the famous scout Kit Carson inscribed his name in 1844 when he guided the then Captain John C. Frémont, head of a government exploring expedition, over the Sierra Nevada. The original inscription was cut from the tree in 1888 and is now in Sutter's Fort, Sacramento.


Registration Date: 7/12/1939

Location:
City: Woodfords
County: Alpine

Directions:
On State Hwy 88 (P.M. 5.2), 14.5 mi W of Woodfords


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