The Landmark Project: CHL# 829

CHL# 829 PACHECO PASS

On June 21, 1805, on his first exploratory journey into the San Joaquin Valley, Lieutenant Gabriel Moraga traversed and recorded this pass. Since then it has been trail, toll road, stagecoach road, and freeway-the principal route between the coastal areas to the west and the great valley and mountains to the east.

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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