Techatticup Mine
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 35° 42.581 W 114° 48.203
11S E 698714 N 3953972
This Historical Marker is mounted on a concrete monument on the north side of Nevada Highway 165 about a mile east of Nelson, Nevada.
Waymark Code: WMFMTE
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/05/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
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Techatticup Mine

The Techatticup Mine, located in 1861, was the most important mine in El Dorado Canyon. It produced millions of dollars in gold ore, and was originally served by steamboats on the Colorado River. The mine's name is taken from two Paiute words meaning "hungry" or "bread".

Two of Nevada's most famous renegade Indians lived in the canyon: Ahvote, who killed five victims, and Queho, who killed over twenty people. Near this spot, Queho killed his last victim, Maude Douglas, in 1919, and successfully eluded Sheriff's posses.

Dedicated September 24, 2000
Queho Posse Chpt. #191 of the Ancient & Honorable Order
E Clampus Vitus

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