Snowshoe Thom(p)son

Snowshoe Thom(p)son (HM7RG)

Location: Markleeville, CA 96120 Alpine County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.633', W 119° 59.25'

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(John Tostensen)

— A True Pioneer —

"?there ought to be a shaft raised to Snow-Shoe Thompson: Not of marble; Not carved and not planted in the valley, but a rough shaft of basalt or of granite, massive and tall, with top ending roughly as if broken short, to represent a life which was strong and true to the last. And this should be upreared on the summit of the mountains over which the strong man wandered so many years, as an emblem of that life which was worn out apparently without an object?" Attributed to: Dan Dequille, Territorial Enterprise, May 19, 1876.
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Dedicated this 10th day of July 1977, as a founded and endorsed Bicentennial Project
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HM NumberHM7RG
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByThe Nevada Members of the Ancient & Honorable Order of E CLampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 4:14am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 240170 N 4287044
Decimal Degrees38.69388333, -119.98750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.633', W 119° 59.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 37.98" N, 119° 59' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 510 Carson Pass Hwy, Markleeville CA 96120, US
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