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

Carson Trail - Ragtown

 
 
Carson Trail - Ragtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 14, 2016
1. Carson Trail - Ragtown Marker
Inscription.  "Ragtown...is a collection of tents and canvass shanties, where a tolerable meal can be had at one dollar a head. Whiskey is sold, cards are played, gambling pretty extensively carried on and hay sold" - Henry Sheldon Anable, Sep 1, 1852
 
Erected 2002 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number CR-12.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Kit Carson Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 39° 30.267′ N, 118° 54.833′ W. Marker is near Fallon, Nevada, in Churchill County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 50) 0.1 miles west of Trento Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fallon NV 89406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ragtown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carson Trail - Junction Wagon & Pack Routes (approx. 4 miles away); Churchill County Courthouse (approx. 7˝ miles away); a different marker also named Churchill County Courthouse
Carson Trail - Ragtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 14, 2016
2. Carson Trail - Ragtown Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Old Post Office (approx. 7.6 miles away); Oats Park School (approx. 8 miles away); Hazen (approx. 8.2 miles away); Lahontan Dam (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fallon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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