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

Flag on Centennial Bluff

 
 
Commemorating the 75th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 24, 2011
1. Commemorating the 75th Anniversary Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating the 75th Anniversary
of the placing of the pole and the raising of the flag on Centennial Bluff on July 4th 1876 by John Connell
Wood Larson and the Cole brothers.
1876 – 1951

 
Erected 1951 by Vic Larson and Virgil Connell.
 
Location. 38° 33.185′ N, 119° 30.161′ W. Marker is near Topaz, California, in Mono County. Marker is on Three Flags Highway (State Highway 395 at milepost 110.5), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110437 Highway 395, Topaz CA 96133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coleville (approx. 1.1 miles away); The C-130 Crew (approx. 2.5 miles away); Golden Gate Mine (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Golden Gate Mine (approx. 3.1 miles away); Topaz Post Office (approx. 3.5 miles away); Mountain Warfare Training Center (approx. 13.6 miles away); Wellington (approx. 15.5 miles away in Nevada).
 
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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 24, 2011
2. Commemorating the 75th Anniversary Marker
Centennial Bluff in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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