Grave of 1872 Earthquake Victims

California State Historic Landmark 507

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#507 Disaster in 1872
On the date of March 26, 1872, an earthquake of major proportions shook Owens Valley and nearly destroyed the town of Lone Pine. Twenty seven persons were killed. In addition to single burials, 16 of the victims were interred in a common grave enclosed by this fence.

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200 ft W of Hwy 395 (PM 58.7), 0.9 mi N of Lone Pine.

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