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Lone Pine in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, November 2, 2012
1. Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This cemetery was established in 1865 when Mrs, McGuire and her son were killed on Jan. 1, 1865, during the last battle of the 1860's Owens Valley Indian Wars. Those buried here were the Town's founders, including C. Begole and A. Johnson, who along with J. Lucas were the first to climb Mt. Whitney. Some members of the Diaz family are also buried here. Diaz Lake is located on then site of their 1870's ranch. The last burial here was in 1905. It is now managed by the Mt. Whitney Cemetery District, a special district of Inyo County.
 
Erected 2008 by Slim Princess Chapter 395 of E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 36° 36.064′ N, 118° 2.877′ W. Marker is in Lone Pine, California, in Inyo County. Marker is at the intersection of Sub Station Road and Esha Street, on the right when traveling east on Sub Station Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Pine CA 93545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery and Sierra Nevada image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, November 2, 2012
2. Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery and Sierra Nevada
are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lone Pine Film Museum (approx. ¾ mile away); The Duke and the Dow (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lone Pine's 'Movie Man' (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Adobe Wall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wedding of the Waters Pageant (approx. one mile away); Disaster in 1872 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Movie Flats (approx. 3.4 miles away); "Gunga Din" Filmed Here (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lone Pine.
 
Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, November 2, 2012
3. Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery
Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, November 2, 2012
4. Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 30, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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