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Profiles in Mojave Desert History
William Lewis Manly
The Bennett-Arcane party had split off from Jefferson Hunt's, "Mojave Sand-Walking Company", in search of a short-cut to the gold fields in northern California. The trail the "Lost 49er's" attempted to blaze led them into the fiery gates of Hell, Death Valley. Manly and John Rogers, found their way and walked to civilization, returning to lead the rest of the party to safety.
Lake ManlyLake Manly - Death Valley, points of interest along the West Valley road virtual tour.
Manly Peak WildernessManly Peak, Mojave Desert Wilderness. ... Manly Peak Wilderness SIZE: 16105 acres. LOCATION: Inyo County; 30 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, California ...
Last Chance CanyonManly and Rogers on their heroic walk to save a party of lost 49er's made their way through this rugged canyon. The name however, came from the gold-seekers ...
Death Valley in '49By William Lewis Manly. ... 1894. * * * * * Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1894, by WM. L. MANLEY, In the office ...
A Cut-off ProposedWe moved off in good style from this camp. After a day or two and before we reached what is called Little Salt Lake, an attempt was made to make a short cut, to save distance. ...
Bennett's Long CampTwo young companions, William Lewis Manly and John Rogers, undertook an heroic journey on foot to San Fernando, returning with supplies, and then led the ...
Pioneers in the MojaveThe 'Lost 49ers,' as the Bennett-Arcane party became known, were rescued by the heroic efforts of two of its young members, William Manly and John Rogers. ...
Dr. Darwin FrenchIn 1850, he provided Manly and Rogers with supplies to return and guide the rest of the Lost Fortyniners from their desparate situation in Death Valley. ...
Joshua Tree - Yucca BrevifoliaJohn Lewis Manly referred to them as "cabbage trees" in his book (Death Valley in '49), about the rescue of the Bennett and Arcane families from Death ...
Captain Jefferson HuntWilliam Lewis Manly The Bennett-Arcane party had split off from Jefferson Hunt's , "Mojave Sand-Walking Company", in search of a short-cut to the gold fields ...
Manly Beacon as viewed from Zabrieski Point
Hell's Gate looking south into Death Valley