#0618 Garces-Smith Monument


#0618 Garces-Smith Monument

Site information:

On Forest Road 2N49, see GPS coordinates for location

High clearance and/or 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended


Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

The Mojave Indian Trail Traveled by Francisco Garces March, 1776, and Jedediah S. Smith November, 1826.

This tablet was placed by San Bernardino County Historical Society 1931

OHP description:

This monument marks an old Indian trail, the Mojave Trail, used by Father Garc├ęs in March 1776 on his trip from Needles to San Gabriel. The same trail was used by Jedediah Smith in 1826 on his first trip through San Bernardino Valley.

Registered 9/11/1957