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BECKWOURTH PASS

Historical Landmark

Description:
Beckwourth Pass, at an elevation of 5,221 feet, the lowest pass in the Sierra Nevada, was discovered in 1851 by James P. Beckwourth. The monument is dedicated to the discoverer and to the pioneers who passed along this trail.

Registration Date: 8/8/1939

Location:
City: Chilcoot
County: Plumas

Directions:
Roadside rest area, Beckwourth 's Pass, State Hwy 70 (P.M. 95.8), 1.5 mi E of Chilcoot

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