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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1783.
Location. 38° 21.467′ N, 118° 53.8′ W. Marker is in Hawthorne, Nevada, in Mineral County. Marker is on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: rural location, near crossroads of NFD26 and NFD28, Hawthorne NV 89415, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 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); Welcome to 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
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 18 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.