Chief Truckee
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 14.149 W 119° 35.368
11S E 276504 N 4346141
This Historical Marker is located on the east side of US Highway 50 on the southeast corner of the intersection with Silver Street in Dayton, Nevada.
Waymark Code: WMFKZN
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/01/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 4

This marker gives a brief synopsis of the history of Chief Truckee whose name abounds throughout the area.
Marker Title (required): Chief Truckee

Marker Text (required):
The legendary Paiute leader; friend and guide to pioneers; breveted a 'Captain' by John C. Fremont; gave his name to a valley, river and town; died near here in 1860.

County (required): Lyon

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): None

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

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

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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