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Winnemucca in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Winnemucca to the Sea Highway

 
 
Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
1. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker
Inscription.  This log is a portion of a redwood tree which contained 45,000 board feet of lumber. This tree drifted onto the Crescent City, California, beach during the 1964 flood. This log is 1477 years old and was cut from the largest piece of driftwood ever collected. It was presented to the City of Winnemucca as an appropriate marker for the beginning of the 'Winnemucca to the Sea' Highway.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 40° 58.385′ N, 117° 44.141′ W. Marker is in Winnemucca, Nevada, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of Melarkey Street (U.S. 95) and W. Winnemucca Boulevard (Nevada Route 289), on the right when traveling north on Melarkey Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnemucca NV 89445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California Trail - Trading Post (a few steps from this marker); Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winneva Building (about 600 feet away); Humboldt Canal (about 700 feet away); Great Black Stone
Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
2. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Winnemucca World War I American Legion Honor Roll (about 800 feet away); Historic Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winnemucca.
 
Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
3. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker
Melarkey Street and W. Winnemucca Blvd Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
4. Melarkey Street and W. Winnemucca Blvd Intersection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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