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Burnt Wagons, California

Burnt Wagons
Former settlement

The Burnt Wagons Monument
Country United States
State California
County Inyo County
Official name: Burned Wagons Point[1]
Reference No. 441

Burnt Wagons is a former settlement in Inyo County, California.[2] It was located in Death Valley 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Death Valley Junction.[2] The name recalls the emigrants of 1849 who abandoned and burnt their wagons at the site.[2] The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #441.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Burned Wagons Point". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1159. ISBN . 

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