Near Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Wagon Jack Shelter
A brush and pole "house" was built on the flat about 1,500 years ago. The prehistoric remains, which were found here, are typical of most Great Basin people who subsisted on local deer, antelope, mountain sheep, small game, birds, seeds, nuts, and roots. Distinctive "Eastgate Series" projectile points found on this site have been valuable cultural indicators.
Erected by Nevada State Park System; Austin Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 110.)
Location. 39° 18.146′ N, 117° 53.01′ W. Marker is near Fallon, Nevada, in Churchill County. Marker is on Nevada Route 722 at milepost 4.7, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fallon NV 89406, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Pony Express (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rock Creek (approx. 6.4 miles away); Middlegate Station (approx. 7.7 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans •
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