CA-181 Fremont Peak

Marker text: FREMONT PEAK

11 Mile Marker

In March 1846, Jose Castro, Mexican Military Commander, ordered John C. Fremont from the country, and with Kit Carson and 60 men he moved to top of peak. Built entrenchments, raised flag and awaited attack. Bear Flag Incident and Mexican War followed. State Historical Monument

Historical Landmark No.181

Department of Public Works, Division of Highways

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