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Winnemucca in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

California Trail - Trading Post

 
 
California Trail - Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
1. California Trail - Trading Post Marker
Inscription. "Saw in this distance a flag flying denoting a trading post, rode over to it but found the most they had to sell was very poor whiskey. ... These traders get a great price for everything they sell." - Henry S. Anable, Aug. 25, 1852
 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-62.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 40° 58.389′ N, 117° 44.151′ W. Marker is in Winnemucca, Nevada, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of Melarkey Street (U.S. 95) and W. Winnemucca Boulevard (Nevada Route 289), on the right when traveling north on Melarkey Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnemucca NV 89445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway (a few steps from this marker); Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winneva Building (about 600 feet away); Humboldt Canal (about 700 feet away); Winnemucca World War I American Legion Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away);
California Trail - Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
2. California Trail - Trading Post Marker
Historic Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Humboldt Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnemucca.
 
Also see . . .  Trails West - Marking the Emigrant Trails to California. Official website of Trails West Inc. (Submitted on November 22, 2013.) 
 
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California Trail - Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
3. California Trail - Trading Post Marker
Next to the Winnemucca to the Sea Highway marker
Melarkey Street and W. Winnemucca Blvd Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
4. Melarkey Street and W. Winnemucca Blvd Intersection
Marker is located next to street lamp post
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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