Blackwell Ponds

Blackwell Ponds (HM26UZ)

Location: Carson City, NV 89706
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 10.896', W 119° 44.848'

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In 1902 Marion Jefferson Blackwell purchased 360 acres from the State of Nevada, 556 acres of adjoining land from Sweeney's Hot Springs and a lot with a house. He raised carp and catfish to sell commercially also hay and horses. Neighbors used the ponds for swimming and ice skating.

Born 1847, in Hall County, Georgia he married Nancy Amna Mayes in 1866. While living in Jamestown, California his wife died. He then moved the family to the Carson Valley near Genoa in 1895. He married Martha "Mattie" H. Willey in Yerington in 1899, then moved to Eagle Valley in 1902. He resided here till his death in 1914. His descendants continue to live in the area.

E Clampus Vitus Chapters

Julia C. Bulette - Snowshoe Thompson - Chief Truckee

October 12, 2001
HM NumberHM26UZ
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2001
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus Chapters Julia C, Bullette, Snowshoe Thompson, Chief Truckee
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Date Added Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 262682 N 4340525
Decimal Degrees39.18160000, -119.74746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.896', W 119° 44.848'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 53.76" N, 119° 44' 50.88" W
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Area Code(s)775
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1770-1880 Spooner Dr, Carson City NV 89706, US
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