Near Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Death Valley 49ers Gateway
Erected 1949 by California Centennials Commission. Base Furnished by Death Valley 49ers, Inc. (Marker Number 442.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list.
Location. 36° 26.915′ N, 116° 51.162′ W. Marker is near Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on California Route 190 near Badwater Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in Death Valley National Monument 1.3 miles southeast of Furnace Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (approx. one mile away); Old Dinah (approx. one mile away); 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (approx. one mile away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Harmony Borax Works (approx. 2.4 miles away); Borax (approx. 2˝ miles away); White Gold (approx. 2˝ miles away); Zabriskie Point (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
Regarding Death Valley 49ers Gateway. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.442 on October 14, 1949.
Also see . . . Death Valley National Park. Badwater Basin, in Death Valley National Park, is the lowest place in North America and one of the lowest places in the world at 282 feet below sea level. (Submitted on June 15, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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