“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Trona, California

Clickable Map of Inyo County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Inyo County, CA (114) Fresno County, CA (115) Kern County, CA (311) Mono County, CA (76) San Bernardino County, CA (274) Tulare County, CA (81) Clark County, NV (176) Esmeralda County, NV (20) Nye County, NV (72)  InyoCounty(114) Inyo County (114)  FresnoCounty(115) Fresno County (115)  KernCounty(311) Kern County (311)  MonoCounty(76) Mono County (76)  SanBernardinoCounty(274) San Bernardino County (274)  TulareCounty(81) Tulare County (81)  ClarkCountyNevada(176) Clark County (176)  EsmeraldaCounty(20) Esmeralda County (20)  NyeCounty(72) Nye County (72)
Independence is the county seat for Inyo County
Trona is in Inyo County
      Inyo County (114)  
      Fresno County (115)  
      Kern County (311)  
      Mono County (76)  
      San Bernardino County (274)  
      Tulare County (81)  
      Clark County, Nevada (176)  
      Esmeralda County, Nevada (20)  
      Nye County, Nevada (72)  
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1California (Inyo County), Trona — Ballarat3 1/2 Miles
Now a ghost town, Ballarat served nearby mining camps from 1897 to 1917. They produced nearly a million in gold. The jail & a few adobe ruins remain. Seldom Seen Slim, it's last resident, was buried in Boothill in 1968. It had a school but no . . . Map (db m159350) HM
2California (Inyo County), Trona — 107 — Ballarat
3 1/2 miles east of this point lies Ballarat. Established in 1897 as a mining camp and supply center for the gold and silver mines located on the western slope of the Panamint Mountains. It was named after a well-known gold producing area in . . . Map (db m159351) HM
3California (Inyo County), Trona — Fish Canyon
The escape trail where Manley & Rodgers led the Bennett & Arcane families to safety from Death Valley in Feb 1850. Brier's Silent Sepulchre Fish's Gravesite, 1 mile.Map (db m174570) HM
4California (Inyo County), Trona — 112 — Panamint City
Rich sliver ore was discovered in December 1872 at the head of Surprise Canyon 12 miles northeast of here. The United States Senators for Nevada, John P. Jones and William Morris Stewart, invested in and promoted the camp which drew a peak . . . Map (db m159349) HM
5California (Inyo County), Trona — 443 — Valley Wells
In this area, several groups of midwestern emigrants, who had escaped from hazards and privations in Death Valley in 1849, sought to secure water from Searles Lake. When they discovered its salty nature, they turned northward and westward in . . . Map (db m93441) HM
6California (San Bernardino County), Trona — Austin Hall
Austin Hall, the much loved focal point of the Trona community, once stood on this site. Built in 1912 the unique structure, with its one-foot thick concrete walls, boasted 45 arches on three sides, the building provided a cooling shelter from the . . . Map (db m51859) HM
7California (San Bernardino County), Trona — 134 — Epsom Salts Monorail
In 1917 a deposit of Epsom salts was discovered near the old Wingate Wash Borax Road at the southern end of Death Valley. In 1919 the claims were acquired by Los Angeles florist Thomas Wright. Although close to an existing road, Wright devised other . . . Map (db m78525) HM
8California (San Bernardino County), Trona — 101 — John & Dennis Searles Wagon Routes1875 - 1895
This monument commemorates two wagon routes used by the Searles brothers to haul borax from their plant on Borax Lake (now Searles Lake) to the railhead at Mojave. The southern route traveled west of the Trona Pinnacles to Searles' freight station . . . Map (db m78554) HM
9California (San Bernardino County), Trona — Old Guest House MuseumSearles Valley Historical Society
This building was designated California Point of Historical Interest No. SBR-122 by the State Historical Resources Commission on November 17, 1995.Map (db m195534) HM
10California (San Bernardino County), Trona — 774 — Searles Lake Borax Discovery
Borax was discovered on the nearby surface of Searles Lake by John Searles in 1862. With his bother, Dennis he formed the San Bernardino Borax Mining Company in 1873 and operated it until 1897. These chemicals in Searles Lake which include borax, . . . Map (db m50241) HM
11California (San Bernardino County), Trona — Welcome to the Trona Pinnacles... a National Natural Landmark
Rising from the bottom of what was once an ancient lakebed, the Trona Pinnacles represent one of the most unique geologic landscapes in the California Desert. Over 500 of these tufa or calcium carbonate spires are spread out over a 14 square mile . . . Map (db m50221) HM
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Aug. 13, 2022