"Burned Wagons Point Marker #441" Top 5 Page for this destination Stovepipe Wells Tip by Yaqui


Just 3 miles south of the orginal site is the village that has California Historical Marker No.441 site of Burned Wagons Point. In 1849 some Jayhawkers miners while trying to establish a shorter route, stopped here and burned what wagons they could spare to dry out some oxen meat to survive. They contiued on with what surviving animals they had. Stovepipe Wells Village has many amenities.

Historical Marker#441

Stovepipe Wells Village
Hwy. 190
Death Valley, California 92328

Directions: Take I-15 North to Baker, California.
Take Highway 127 North to Shoshone.
At Shoshone continue straight to Death Valley Junction.
Turn left on Highway 190, following the signs straight to Death Valley National Park

Phone: 760.786.2387

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  • Written Dec 29, 2008
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