Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Orovada in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale

 
 
Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, August 25, 2012
1. Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale Marker
Inscription.
Members of the
Civilian Conservation Corps
Company 1212
Paradise Camp F-5
who gave their lives for the conservation
of Nevada's Natural Resources, while fighting fire
about three miles east
of this point on July 28, 1939.

 
Erected by Enrollees, their officers and foremen of the U.S. Forest Service C.C.C. Camps of Region No. 4.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 41° 32.566′ N, 117° 47.211′ W. Marker is in Orovada, Nevada, in Humboldt County. Marker is on U.S. 95 0.6 miles north of Buffalo Hetrick Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orovada NV 89425, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located in the roadside rest on the east side of U.S. 95.
 
Regarding Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale. An unusually well cared for marker. Do not know if it is the CCC Camps members, passing wildland firefighters, or dedicated USFS staff stopping by during lunch to polish the lettering. Few markers receive this level
Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, August 25, 2012
2. Frank W. Barker, George J. Kennedy, Walter James, Earnest R. Tippin, Frank J. Vitale Marker
of care.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkDisastersHorticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce
 
View South of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, August 25, 2012
3. View South of the Marker
View West of the Marker on a Smoky Summer Late Afternoon image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, August 25, 2012
4. View West of the Marker on a Smoky Summer Late Afternoon
View North of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, August 25, 2012
5. View North of the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement