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Near Lee Vining in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Grave of Adeline Carson Stilts

 
 
Grave of Adeline Carson Stilts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2011
1. Grave of Adeline Carson Stilts Marker
Inscription. In sight of this location is the grave of Adeline Carson Stilt, daughter of scout, guide and explorer Kit Carson. Called “Prairie Flower” by her father, and considered to be his favorite child, she came to the gold site of “Mono Diggins’” with her husband in about 1858. She died in the winter of 1859, at the age of 21, at the home of her friends, known as the Wilson Ranch.
 
Erected 1973 by E Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64/Mono County Board of Supervisors.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 0.525′ N, 119° 9.278′ W. Marker is near Lee Vining, California, in Mono County. Marker is on Three Flags Highway (State Highway 395) south of Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is 4 miles north of the town of Lee Vining. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55620 Highway 395, Lee Vining CA 93541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sheriff James P. Dolan (approx. 2.5 miles away); Avalanche of 1911 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Upside-Down House (approx. 4 miles away); Lee Vining
Grave of Adeline Carson Stilts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2011
2. Grave of Adeline Carson Stilts Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); From Scrubland to Ranchland (approx. 4.2 miles away); The De Chamber Family (approx. 4.2 miles away); De Chambeau Ranch (approx. 4.2 miles away); Mono Diggins (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lee Vining.
 
Also see . . .  Kit Carson. A biography of the famous Scout - Kit Carson. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
View From Behind Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, September 8, 2012
3. View From Behind Marker
View of Mono Lake from behind the Adeline Carson Stilts marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,210 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on September 10, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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