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June Lake in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Carson’s Camp

 
 
Carson’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2011
1. Carson’s Camp Marker
Inscription.  Carson’s Camp, first private resort in the June Lake Loop, was established by Roy Carson in 1916. The initial camp was in a tent “where fishing is always good”. In 1919 his wife Nancy became camp cook and housekeeper. The first building on this site, adjoining Alger Creek, was completed in 1920. The main building was finished in 1921. This same building now serves as the Silver Creek Store.
 
Erected 1987 by E Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 37° 46.787′ N, 119° 5.13′ W. Marker is in June Lake, California, in Mono County. Marker can be reached from June Lake Lupe (State Highway 158). The marker is located at Silver Lake Resort. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6957 Highway 158, June Lake CA 93529, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. June Lake Mining District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Legend of June Lake Slot Machines
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); West Portal (approx. 4.4 miles away); Legend of Deadman (approx. 5.9 miles away); Lost Cement Mine (approx. 7.2 miles away); Grave of the Unknown Prospector (approx. 7.4 miles away); Dave McCoy (approx. 9.3 miles away); Mono Mills (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in June Lake.
 
Carson’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2011
2. Carson’s Camp Marker
Nestled beneath the fall colors of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 921 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on December 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. Photos:   1. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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