1798, Dec 131876, Oct 27
a mountain man and experienced scout. He established the segment of the California Trail, the primary route for the emigrants to the gold fields during the California gold rush, from Fort Hall, Idaho to the Truckee River. The Walker River and Walker Lake in Nevada were named for him by John C. Frémont.
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12/13/1798-Joseph R. Walker, great trailblazing mountain men and first Anglo-American to see Yosemite, is born in Tennessee
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