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Genoa in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station

 
 
Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 2, 2016
1. Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station Marker
Inscription.  "At the... foot of the mountains, the Mormons... have established a trading post.... Passing on from this place, as fast as we could,... to save what money we had, we continued up Carson Valley" - Edward Patterson, Jul 11, 1850
 
Erected 2003 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number CR-32.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, and the Kit Carson Trail series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1850.
 
Location. 39° 0.262′ N, 119° 50.734′ W. Marker is in Genoa, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is in Mormon Station State Park near the museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 Main Street, Genoa NV 89411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mormon Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Mormon Station - Genoa (within shouting distance of this marker); Genoa (within shouting distance of this marker);
Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 2, 2016
2. Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station Marker
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About Your Journey... (within shouting distance of this marker); John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson (within shouting distance of this marker); We Made It! The End of the Great Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genoa.
 
Mormon Station State Park image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 2, 2016
3. Mormon Station State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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