Rachel

Rachel (HM212Q)

Location: Alamo, NV 89001 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 38.63', W 115° 44.347'

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D.C. Day started his Nevada Farms in the Sand Springs Valley in the mid 1960s, after moving here from Lubbock, Texas. Day subdivided a portion of his farm in 1973, eventually creating the town of Rachel in 1978. The town was named for Rachel Jones, the first child born in the community. It provided housing for the Tempiute Tungsten Mine. This mine, originally located by Wesley Koyen in 1937, was operated by Union Carbide from 1974 until 1988. With the closing of the mine, many residents left, but the town has continued. Today it is best known for its location on Nevada's Extra-Terrestrial Highway, and it's proximity to the Nevada Test Site and Groom Lake.
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HM NumberHM212Q
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByQueho Posse, Chapter 1919 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 611237 N 4167046
Decimal Degrees37.64383333, -115.73911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.63', W 115° 44.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 37.8" N, 115° 44' 20.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)775
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5278 Grants St, Alamo NV 89001, US
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