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CHL No. 441 Burned Wagons Point - Inyo


NO. 441 BURNED WAGONS POINT - Near this monument, the Jayhawker group of Death Valley '49ers, gold seekers from the Middle West who entered Death Valley in 1849 seeking a short route to the mines of central California, burned their wagons, dried the meat of some oxen and, with surviving animals, struggled westward on foot.


State Route 190 in Stovepipe Wells Village (At the edge of thenortheast parking lot)
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Although Mosaic Canyon is not a California Historic Landmark, it is well worth the visit to see this canyon with marble walls. Mosaic Canyon Road is only 0.2 mi south west of the Eichbaum landmark. The canyon is 2.3 miles south on Mosaic Canyon Road.

NO. 441 BURNED WAGONS POINT - State Street Sign