Lone Pine in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Padre Crowley Point
In Memory of the Padre of the Desert
From the snowey heights of
the Sierras beyond the
deep shadows of Death Valley,
beloved and trusted by people
of all faiths. He led them
toward life's wider horizons.
He passed this way
Erected 1963 by Death Valley 49ers.
Location. 36° 21.129′ N, 117° 33.02′ W. Marker is in Lone Pine, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on California Route 190, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Father Crowley Overlook accessible from westbound SR-190. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Pine CA 93545, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Darwin (approx. 7.1 miles away); Joshua Tree (approx. 11 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Father J.J. Crowley Memorial Cross. The memorial marks the spot of Father J.J. Crowley’s unexpected death in September of 1940, as he struck a steer with his old Model-T Ford that was on the highway when returning to Bishop from a trip to San Francisco. (Submitted on March 27, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
2. Mass on the Summit of Mt. Whitney. (Submitted on March 29, 2014.)
3. Mass on the Summit of Mt. Whitney. (Submitted on March 29, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.