Crescent City Plank and Turnpike Road
California State Historic Landmark 645
#645 Crescent City Plank and Turnpike Road, Crescent City
Pioneer Stage Road to Oregon
Constructed in 1858, this was the route of the Crescent City Turnpike. Following the
present Elk Valley Road to Old Camp Lincoln, it then crossed the ridge, forded Smith
River to Low Divide, and continued to Jacksonville, Oregon, by way of various gold
Nothing remains of this site.
Take Hwy 199 to Parkway Dr, go S 1000 ft to SE corner of Parkway Dr and Elk Valley Rd,
Return to other landmarks in Del Norte county.
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