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Burning Man Timeline, 1992 - 1997 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, August 30, 2016
Burning Man Timeline, 1992 - 1997 Marker
Nevada (Pershing County), Black Rock City — Burning Man Timeline
"This here timeline was originally conceived and written by Mansonian chief Joe Oliver aka EXACT LEE. It was rewritten and gagged up and redrawn by David Silverman aka TUBATRON aka That Flaming Tuba Guy." Year of the Man 1 1986 . . . — Map (db m97566) HM
Nevada (Pershing County), Imlay — 49 — Applegate - Lassen Emigrant Trail Cutoff
Jesse and Lindsay Applegate headed south from Williamette Valley, Oregon, June 29, 1846, seeking a less hazardous route to that region from the east. On July 21, they came to a large meadow on the Humboldt River, what is now the nearby Rye Patch . . . — Map (db m67379) HM
Nevada (Pershing County), Imlay — 23 — Humboldt House
Humboldt House or Humboldt Station was originally the point of departure for Humboldt City, Prince Royal, and the mines in that vicinity. In September 1866, it became a stage stop for the historic William (Hill) Beachey Railroad Stage Lines. As . . . — Map (db m67378) HM
Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers
Dedicated in memory of Kark O. Olfers who willed this site and building known as Olfers Garage to the City of Lovelock for the use of the Lovelock Fire Department. A charter member of this department, since June 10, 1934 he served as Chief . . . — Map (db m46501) HM
Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — 17 — Pershing County
Here was a key point on Nevada's earliest road, the famed Humboldt Trail that brought 165,000 imigrants west in the 1840's and 50's. Travelers named this rich valley the Big Meadows and stopped for water and grass before continuing south to cross . . . — Map (db m67898) HM

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