Crescent City Plank and Turnpike Road

California State Historic Landmark 645

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#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 camps.

Site Photo:

No site exists.
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, Crescent City.

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