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June Lake in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Carsonís Camp

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2011
1. Carsonís Camp Marker
Inscription. Carsonís Camp, first private resort in the June Lake Loop, was established by Roy Carson in 1916. The initial camp was in a tent “where fishing is always good”. In 1919 his wife Nancy became camp cook and housekeeper. The first building on this site, adjoining Alger Creek, was completed in 1920. The main building was finished in 1921. This same building now serves as the Silver Creek Store.
 
Erected 1987 by E Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 46.787′ N, 119° 5.13′ W. Marker is in June Lake, California, in Mono County. Marker can be reached from June Lake Lupe (State Highway 158). Touch for map. The marker is located at Silver Lake Resort. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6957 Highway 158, June Lake CA 93529, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. June Lake Mining District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Legend of June Lake Slot Machines (approx. 1.8 miles away); West Portal (approx. 4.4 miles away); Legend of Deadman (approx. 5.9 miles
Carsonís Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2011
2. Carsonís Camp Marker
Nestled beneath the fall colors of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.
away); Lost Cement Mine (approx. 7.2 miles away); Grave of the Unknown Prospector (approx. 7.4 miles away); Dave McCoy (approx. 9.3 miles away); Mono Mills (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in June Lake.
 
Also see . . .  Silver Lake Resort General Store. Silver Lake Resort is the oldest "trout fishing retreat" in California's Eastern Sierra. This Mono County fishing paradise was established in 1916. It was then that original proprietor, Roy Carson, set up "Carson Camp". He was prompted by his Pasadena fishing buddies who convinced him it would be great to have a regular place to go trout fishing. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on December 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos:   1. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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