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Near Elko in Elko County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group

 
 
Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
1. Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group Marker
Inscription. This site is approximately 2½ miles from the Humboldt wagon trail. Hoppe-Lienhard traveled west with the Harlan-Young wagon train in 1847 to Fort Sutter. History reveals this party was part of the group which was responsible for the California Gold Rush.
 
Erected 1981 by Lucinda J. Saunders Chapter No. 1881 E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail, and the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 45.963′ N, 115° 55.185′ W. Marker is near Elko, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80 at milepost 292, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the eastbound on-ramp of Exit 292 (Hunter). Marker is in this post office area: Elko NV 89801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West End of Hastings Cutoff (here, next to this marker); Marking Time (approx. 0.2 miles away); California Trail - Greenhorn Cutoff (approx. 0.2 miles away); About Your Journey ... (approx. 0.2 miles away); The End of the Hastings Cutoff (approx.
Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
2. Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group Marker
0.2 miles away); The Humboldt River Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); The California Emigrant Trail Interpretive Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elko Airport (approx. 8.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elko.
 
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West End of Hastings Cutoff and Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
3. West End of Hastings Cutoff and Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group Markers
At entrance to I-80 eastbound on-ramp at Exit 292
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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