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Near Verdi in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Truckee Trail - Rocky Ravine

 
 
Truckee Trail - Rocky Ravine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 20, 2016
1. Truckee Trail - Rocky Ravine Marker
Inscription. "We took up the mountain side through a rough and rocky, but not very steep, ravine. Large pines, firs and cedars abound,...some of which are fully six feet through." - Isaac J. Wistar, Aug 17, 1849
 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number T-24.)
 
Location. 39° 31.484′ N, 120° 0.784′ W. Marker is near Verdi, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Henness Pass Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Although the nearest town is Verdi, Nevada, about one half mile east of the marker at the California-Nevada border, the marker is located in Sierra County, California. Marker is in this post office area: Verdi NV 89439, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Von Schmidt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henness Pass Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Truckee/Donner Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Overview (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Town of Crystal Peak (approx. 0.6 miles away); Verdi Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crystal Peak Toll Bridge (approx. one mile away); Verdi (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Verdi.
 
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Truckee Trail - Rocky Ravine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 20, 2016
2. Truckee Trail - Rocky Ravine Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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