2/15: Dedication for Nathan Balaguy’s Lincoln Highway marker Eagle Scout project

For his Eagle Scout project, Nathan Balaguy has installed two Lincoln Highway concrete marker replicas along the highway in California. There will be a dedication of the markers on Saturday, February 15 at 11:30 am.

10:00 am: Meet up (Google Maps)

10:15 am: Caravan to first marker (Google Maps directions)

  • Leave park-and-ride lot at 10:15 am. Head east on I-80.
  • Take Exit 143, Gold Run. Turn left at the end of the ramp.
  • Turn right on Gold Run Road.
  • Turn left on Lincoln Road. Go across railroad tracks.
  • Turn right on Lincoln Road–Gold Run School Road. Drive for about a mile.
  • Marker will be on the left hand side.

11:30 am: First marker dedication

  • Marker #2011 dedication ceremony starts at 11:30 am.
  • Includes presentation of Troop# 6 colors, speeches, and photos.

12:15 pm: Caravan to Donner Lake Vista Point (Google Maps directions)

  • Go east on Gold Run School Road.
  • Turn right on Ridge Road.
  • Turn left onto I-80 East.
  • Take Exit 174, Soda Springs/Norden.
  • Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Donner Pass Road.
  • Meet at the parking lot just pass the Donner Summit Rainbow Bridge.

Caravan to second marker (Google Maps directions)

  • Proceed down to the marker location, at the third turn east of the parking lot.
  • There is a turnout on the right side. Parking is limited, so please pull as far forward as you can.

1:30 pm: Second marker dedication

  • The marker is below the turnout, about 50 feet up the old 1913 LH alignment under a pair of pine trees.
  • Dedication ceremony will start at 1:30pm, including presentation of Troop #6 colors, speeches, and photos.

Lunch and return trip


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