Hawthorne in Mineral County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected 1997 by Walker Lake Posse Outpost of Julia C. Buletter Chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
Location. 38° 21.467′ N, 118° 53.8′ W. Marker is in Hawthorne, Nevada, in Mineral County. Marker is on National Forest Development Road 26 half a mile from National Forest Development Road 28, on the left. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aurora (approx. 4.6 miles away); Return to Bodie (approx. 11.9 miles away in California); Bodie (approx. 11.9 miles away in California); The Red Cloud Mine (approx. 11.9 miles away in California); James Stuart Cain (approx. 11.9 miles away in California); Life in Bodie (approx. 11.9 miles away in California); Bodey’s Grave (approx. 12.1 miles away in California).
More about this marker. 21 miles of mostly dirt roads from Hawthorne Nevada, or if coming in from Mono County, California, 29 miles from Bridgeport mostly on dirt roads. If coming by way of Hawthorne, will take RFD26, if coming by way of Bridgeport, will take RFD28 and drive through the high desert until you see the oasis that is the old Fletcher stage stop.
Marker sits near the flowing spring that made Six Mile Station a stopping place. The only stucture left is a building dug into the side of a hill, but the spring continues to flow freely and many trees provide shade in an otherwise empty desert.
Additional keywords. Six Mile Station
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,069 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. 6. submitted on November 12, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.