Orovada in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale
Civilian Conservation Corps
Paradise Camp F-5
who gave their lives for the conservation
of Nevada's Natural Resources, while fighting fire
about three miles east
of this point on July 28, 1939.
Erected by Enrollees, their officers and foremen of the U.S. Forest Service C.C.C. Camps of Region No. 4.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps series list.
Location. 41° 32.566′ N, 117° 47.211′ W. Marker is in Orovada, Nevada, in Humboldt County. Marker is on U.S. 95 0.6 miles north of Buffalo Hetrick Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orovada NV 89425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. Marker is located in the roadside rest on the east side of U.S. 95.
Regarding Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale. An unusually well cared for marker. Do not know
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.