31 The Old Spanish Trail 1829 – 1850

on Interstate Highway 15 in Mesquite, Nevada at Stake House

Stretching for 130 miles across Clark County, this historic horse trail became Nevada’s first route of commerce in 1829 when trade was initiated between Santa Fe and Los Angeles. The trail was later used by the wagons of the “49ers” and by Mormon pioneers. Concrete posts marking the trail were erected in 1965.

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