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CHL No. 1048 Site of Echo Summit - El Dorado


No. 1048 SITE OF ECHO SUMMIT - In 1968, Echo Summit servied as a high-altitude training center and site of the U.S. Olympic men's track and field trials. Four world records were shattered here on the track carved out of the El Dorado National Forest. The U.S. team selected for the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City was celebrated worldwide for its athletic dominance and deep commitment to racial equality.


Located off Highway 50 at the entrance to "Adventure Mountain", Lake Tahoe. 21200 Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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No. 1048 SITE OF ECHO SUMMIT, Marker