Ogilby in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In early 1989, American Girl Mining Joint Venture received the necessary governmental approvals to resume open pit and underground mining operations in American Girl Canyon. Prior to startup of these operations the remains of the original Obregon townsite were thoroughly documented, and 5 graves circa 1892 were relocated to the Holtville Cemetery.
Erected 1990 by American Girl Mining Joint Venture in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management and the Imperial County Historical Society.
Location. 32° 49.152′ N, 114° 50.257′ W. Marker is in Ogilby, California, in Imperial County. Marker is on Blythe Ogilby Road (County Highway S34), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winterhaven CA 92283, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tumco (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of Camp Pilot Knob (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Plank Road (approx. 9 miles away); Hernando De Alarcon Expedition - 1540 (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Plank Road (approx. 9 miles away); Mormon Battalion Crossing / Colorado River Crossing (approx. 10 miles away in Arizona); U.S. Army of the West — Mormon Battalion (approx. 12.7 miles away in Arizona); Immaculate Conception Parish (approx. 13 miles away in Arizona).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 460 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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