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

California Trail - Humboldt Wells Route

 
 
California Trail - Humboldt Wells Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2019
1. California Trail - Humboldt Wells Route Marker
Inscription.  
"We had to descend a bad hill to get down to the creek, where we nooned near some well springs." -- Byron McKinstry, Aug 10, 1850

Guidebook available
Trails West Inc, P.O. Box 12045 Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 1995 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 41° 8.459′ N, 114° 58.463′ W. Marker is near Wells, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker can be reached from Wells Avenue near Eight Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wells NV 89835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Humboldt Wells (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Front Street (approx. 2 miles away); Remember Metropolis (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. To find this marker I refer you to A Guide to California Trail Along the Humboldt River, 3rd edition by Richard K. Brock and Donald E. Buck; published by Trails West Inc.
 
California Trail - Humboldt Wells Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2019
2. California Trail - Humboldt Wells Route Marker
The California Trail to the east image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2019
3. The California Trail to the east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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