Central Overland Trail – Five Mile Pass

“The topographical party under my command left the post to explore the country intervening this locality and Carson River. Our course lay slightly south of west, up a scarcely perceptible ascent, out from Cedar Valley to Camp Floyd Pass, 3 miles distant from Camp Floyd.”

Captain James H. Simpson, May 2, 1859

This is Utah Crossroads Chapter – OCTA’s historic marker #COTNU-2, located along Highway 73 at the Utah County/Tooele County line at Five Mile Pass, north side of the highway. (GPS: N 40.23161 W 112.17858 )

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