Fletcher (HMP65)

Location: Hawthorne, NV 89415 Mineral County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 21.467', W 118° 53.8'

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Formerly known as Six Mile Station, this stage stop and way station provided service between some of the smaller mining camps and Aurora and Bodie, CA during the late 1860's. The area became of greater importance with the arrival of the Carson Colorado Railroad into Hawthorne in 1881. With increased passenger and freight traffic between Hawthorne, Aurora and Bodie and the expanding local population. A post office was established on October 24, 1883 and named for H.D. Fletcher, the first postmaster. The post office was removed on November 30, 1918 when Hawthorne became the mailing address for area patrons.
HM NumberHMP65
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1997
Placed ByWalker Lake Posse Outpost of Julia C. Buletter Chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 334282 N 4247215
Decimal Degrees38.35778333, -118.89666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 21.467', W 118° 53.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 21' 28.02" N, 118° 53' 48.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 147 Unnamed Road, Hawthorne NV 89415, US
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