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Near Markleeville in Alpine County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Reynolds Peak

Elevation 9300 Feet

 
 
Reynolds Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 13, 2008
1. Reynolds Peak Marker
Inscription.
Named in memory of
G. ELMER REYNOLDS
Stockton, California
Conservationist and lover of nature

 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 38° 32.918′ N, 119° 48.434′ W. Marker is near Markleeville, California, in Alpine County. Marker is on The Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway (State Highway 4), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at the Ebbetts Pass Trail Head. Marker may only be seen in the late Spring, Summer and early Fall as the highway is closed during the winter. Marker is in this post office area: Markleeville CA 96120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebbetts Pass (approx. 0.4 miles away); Silver Mountain (approx. 4.4 miles away); Historic Silver Mountain City (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hermit Valley (approx. 4.7 miles away); Webster School (approx. 10.1 miles away); Alpine County Historical Complex (approx. 10.2 miles away); Old Webster School (approx. 10.2 miles away); Alpine County Courthouse (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Markleeville.
 
Regarding Reynolds Peak. G. Elmer Reynolds was the Executive
Reynolds Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 13, 2008
2. Reynolds Peak Marker
Editor of The Stockton Record during the 1920's.

This is a historical note regarding G. Elmer Reynolds posted on The Stockton Record Web Site:
July 21, 1928: Record Executive Editor G. Elmer Reynolds dies at his desk of a massive heart attack. Longtime Record Editor Phil Beaton gave Reynolds the credit for recruiting artist/cartoonist Ralph Yardley to work for the paper. For seven years in the 1920s, Reynolds and Yardley collaborate on the paper's Out-O-Door section, a nationally recognized feature running Saturdays in The Record.
 
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Reynolds Peak Looking Southwest - From Markleeville image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 13, 2008
3. Reynolds Peak Looking Southwest - From Markleeville
Reynolds Peak image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 31, 2006
4. Reynolds Peak
Looking to the Northwest from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,598 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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