NO. 995 TRAIL OF THE JOHN C. FRÉMONT 1844 EXPEDITION - Frémont's historic second overland expedition of 1843-44 was the first in which he reached California. He and his companions entered California in the dead of winter, camped across the snowbound Sierra, spent a month at Sutter's Fort in the Sacramento Valley, and then continued south through the San Joaquin Valley. Frémont's report added to the growing American interest in the Far West and California, making this 1844 expedition one of the most influential events in American westward expansion. Frémont camped at this site on March 26, 1844.
NW corner of junction of Hwy 88 and Calaveras River
The plaque is located near the flagpole in front of the Sorelle Winery. ------ 9599 N Hwy 88, Stockton, CA 95212
Originally visited in May 2015. Revisited in April 2017. Thank you Tike Narry and Matt Klink for telling us where the plaque is.