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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
 
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Markleeville CA 96120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Historic Silver Mountain City (approx. 4.4 miles away); Silver Mountain (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hermit Valley (approx. 4.7 miles away); Webster School (approx. 10.1 miles away); Jacob Markley
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(approx. 10.2 miles away); The Lost Whiskey of Raymond (approx. 10.2 miles away); Alpine County Historical Complex (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Markleeville.
 
Regarding Reynolds Peak. G. Elmer Reynolds was the Executive 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.
 
Reynolds Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, September 13, 2008
2. Reynolds Peak Marker
Reynolds Peak Looking Southwest - From Markleeville image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, September 13, 2008
3. Reynolds Peak Looking Southwest - From Markleeville
Reynolds Peak image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 31, 2006
4. Reynolds Peak
Looking to the Northwest from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,102 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   4. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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