Winnemucca in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
California Trail - Trading Post
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-62.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 25, 1852.
Location. 40° 58.389′ N, 117° 44.151′ 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. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway (a few steps from this marker); Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winneva Building Humboldt Canal (about 700 feet away); Great Black Stone (about 700 feet away); Winnemucca World War I American Legion Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles 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.
Also see . . . Trails West - Marking the Emigrant Trails to California. Official website of Trails West Inc. (Submitted on November 22, 2013.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 4. submitted on August 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.