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Near Minden in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Carson Trail - Entering Carson Valley

 
 
Carson Trail - Entering Carson Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 3, 2016
1. Carson Trail - Entering Carson Valley Marker
Inscription. "We soon entered the lower end of Carson Valley. The steep mountains on our right, are thickly covered with pines... on the east side of the valley, the mountains present no green thing; all is naked and dreary." - Franklin Langworthy, Oct. 9, 1850
 
Erected 2002 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number CR-31.)
 
Location. 39° 4.169′ N, 119° 46.773′ W. Marker is near Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 395, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is in the Silver City RV Resort parking lot near the entrance to the lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3165 US 395, Minden NV 89423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cradlebaugh Bridge (approx. 1 miles away); Stewart Indian School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dat-So-La-Lee (approx. 3.6 miles away); Eagle Valley (approx. 3.9 miles away); Old Mormon Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Nevada's Birthplace (approx. 5.1 miles away); Clear Creek-Kings Canyon Fire (approx. 5.3 miles away); We Salute John “Snowshoe” Thompson / A Tribute From Three Lutheran Churches (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
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Carson Trail - Entering Carson Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 2, 2016
2. Carson Trail - Entering Carson Valley Marker
Silver City RV Resort image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 2, 2016
3. Silver City RV Resort
The marker is in the parking lot of Silver City RV Resort at 3165 US 395.
Carson Valley and the Sierra Nevada image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 2, 2016
4. Carson Valley and the Sierra Nevada
US 395 in Carson Valley viewed from Silver City RV Resort.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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