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Annie Irene Greene Johnson looks at the Historic Landmark marker where near this spot on November 7th, 1776 two Spanish Fathers and a small party made the first recorded crossing by white men of the Colorado River in Glen Canyon. This perilous crossing made thru Forbidding Canyon, narrow and steep opening into the tremendous chasm, was a milestone in the exploration of the West. A plaque noting it was placed in 1938.

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