DEATH VALLEY GATEWAY

Historical Landmark

Description:
Through this natural gateway the Death Valley '49ers, more than 100 emigrants from the Middle West seeking a shortcut to gold fields of central California, entered Death Valley in December 1849. All suffered from thirst and starvation. Seeking an escape from the region, two contingents went southwest from here, while the others proceeded northwest.


Registration Date: 10/24/1949

Location:
City: Furnace Creek
County: Inyo

Directions:
Death Valley National Monument, on State Hwy 190 (P.M. 111.8), 1.3 mi SE of Furnace Creek
DEATH VALLEY GATEWAY

DEATH VALLEY GATEWAY



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