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Jedediah Smith’s Trail – Great Salt Lake

“Coming to the point of the ridge [Timpie Point] … I saw an expanse of water Extending far to the North and East. … The Salt Lake a joyful sight was spread before us. … I had traveled so much in the vicinity of the Salt Lake that it had become my home of the wilderness.  After coming in view of the lake I traveled East [and] found a spring of fresh water and encamped.”

Jedediah Smith, June 27, 1827

Also located at this Interstate 80 pull-off are D.U.P. Marker #115 and D.U.P. Marker #118. 

Here is the list of ā€œSalt Lake to Southern California Roadā€ markers I have come across.

See also: California Trail

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