Pioneer Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheFortuneFinders
N 39° 09.684 W 119° 46.772
11S E 259843 N 4338367
Lonely cemetery honoring some early Nevada Pioneers
Waymark Code: WM2JCB
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 70

Found this spot while out geocaching in the area. Site is right between two homes and borders a walking trail. Honors Major William Ormsby and others killed by Paiute Indians in 1860
Marker Title (required): Pioneer Cemetery

Marker Text (required):
PIONEER CEMETERY In may, 1860 Major William Ormsby was killed in an ambush by Paiues at Pyramid Lake, in June, 1860 William Allen, a scout, was the last of some 40 white men killed in the ensuing war. Both were interred here, but Ormsby was later reburied in N.Y. Nevada Centennial Marker

County (required): Carson City

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): Cross with bronze plaque

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed

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