Lone Pine in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Disaster in 1872
Grave of 1872 Earthquake Victims
Twenty seven persons were killed.
In addition to single burials, 16 of the victims were interred in a common grave enclosed by this fence. (Marker Number 507.)
Location. 36° 37.101′ N, 118° 4.111′ W. Marker is in Lone Pine, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 395 south of Pangborne Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located south of the Mt. Whitney Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Pine CA 93545, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wedding of the Waters Pageant (approx. ¾ mile away); The Adobe Wall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lone Pine Film Museum (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Movie Flats (approx. 2.7 miles away); "Gunga Din" Filmed Here (approx. 3.5 miles away); Alabama Gates (approx. 4.4 miles away); Weaving for the War (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lone Pine.
More about this marker. Marker and site are located a short walk up a trail. Once up the hill,
Regarding Disaster in 1872. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.507 on July 31, 1953.
Also see . . . The Great Earthquake of 1872. The Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce details the earthquake and aftermath. Includes Photos of the area and marker. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters •
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