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Across Death Valley

Mary Barmeyer O"Brien

Across Death Valley

the pioneer journey of Juliet Wells Brier : a novel

by Mary Barmeyer O"Brien

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Published by TwoDot in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brier, Julia Wells, -- 1814-1913 -- Fiction,
  • Women pioneers -- Fiction,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction,
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Barmeyer O"Brien.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3615.B76 A25 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23148077M
    ISBN 109780762745050
    LC Control Number2009002361

    Death Valley - History Death Valley's Lost 49ers. In January of , gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in California and people from all over the United States packed their belongings and began to travel by wagon to what they hoped would be new and better life.


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Based on the remarkable story of Juliet Wells Brier, her husband, and their three sons, and their journey from early-day Salt Lake City to the settlement of Los Angeles during the Gold Rush, Across Death Valley reveals the trials of western emigration through the eyes of a woman whose courage was critical to her family's survival.4/5(11).

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The Death Valley Borax and Salt Mining District, formally established on 25 Mayhad boundaries commencing two miles East of the mouth of Furnace Creek wash and running North parallel with the Mountains fifteen miles, Thence West across Death Valley fifteen Miles Thence South along Panamint Mts.

fifteen miles Thence East to place of beginning. Edmund C. Jaeger was a Across Death Valley book known naturalist who authored many books on the flora & fauna of California.

76 pages, soft cover. DV '49ers publication # ISBN: X. $ 5. 50 Years In Death Valley, Memoirs of a Borax Man by Harry P. Gower "A collection of reminiscence and anecdotes of the Death Valley area between The Death Valley Natural History Across Death Valley book also conducts sales by telephone and by mail, and all purchases benefit Death Valley National Park.

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J.B. Arcane, turned to take a last look eastward and said "Goodbye, Death Valley!"Occupation: Fur Hunter, Guide, Farmer, Writer. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Across Death Valley: The Pioneer Journey of Juliet Wells Brier at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

The Death Valley '49ers were a group of pioneers from the Eastern United States that endured a long and difficult journey during the late s California Gold Rush to prospect in the Sutter's Fort area of the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada in California.

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Death Valley's Badwater Basin is the point of the lowest elevation in North America, at feet (86 m) below sea level. This point is miles ( km) east-southeast Coordinates: 36°14′49″N °49′01″W /. A riveting narrative by a writer known for her books on pioneers, Across Death Valley is a fictionalized account based on the true story of the legendary journey that Juliet Wells Brier, her husband, and their three sons undertook during the Gold Rush from Salt Lake City to the settlement of Los Angeles.

The longest stretch of reading, of course, delves into the author's experience in traveling to California through Death Valley. Needless to say, it's a journey fraught with danger and death, but is also revealing about the character of men in such circumstances and their admirable survival skills (and stamina!)/5.

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The wagon trains passed through Death Valley Junction, riding along present day Highway On Christmas Evesome arrived at Travertine Springs, the source of Furnace Creek. The lost 49ers had now been traveling across the desert for about two months since leaving the Old Spanish Trail, the historical account reads, their oxen were weak.

Death Valley has excited more interest and been the subject of more books than any other segment of California’s vast desert country. To a large degree, this enduring fascination is the result of a book published in and reprinted many times since.

We're visiting Lone Pine next month and I'd like to drive across Death Valley on highway to Death Valley Junction. It's not identified on my trucker's atlas as a suitable route, and I'm wondering if it's OK for my 40' DP.

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A brother and sister struggle to survive a harrowing trip across Death Valley—the most dangerous part of the Mojave Desert and the hottest spot in North America—in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors Edition: Reissue. Located in a remote area of California's Death Valley National Park, the heavy stones appear to move across the dried lake bed known as Racetrack Playa, leaving a trail behind them in the cracked : Marc Lallanilla.

They entered the valley by way of present day Death Valley Junction and along the same route followed by Highway On Christmas Eve ofsome of them arrived at Travertine Springs, the source of Furnace Creek.

The lost '49ers had now been traveling across the desert for about two months since leaving the Old Spanish Trail. Panamint Springs is actually outside the park, in Panamint Valley.

Walking across Death Valley in the summer is dumb enough, but walking across the valley, over a mountain range and then across Panamint Valley would be quite a feat.

Maybe hiking up Telescope Peak (12,') would make more sense. A riveting narrative by a writer known for her books on pioneers, Across Death Valley is a fictionalized account based on the true story of the legendary journey that Juliet Wells Brier, her husband, and their three sons undertook during the Gold Rush from Salt Lake City to the settlement of Los : Mary Barmeyer O'Brien.

A Sailing Stone across Death Valley Image Credit: Keith Burke. Explanation: How did this big rock end up on this strange terrain. One of the more unusual places here on Earth occurs inside Death Valley, California, USA.

There a dried lakebed named Racetrack Playa exists that is almost perfectly flat, with. Get this from a library. Across Death Valley: the pioneer journey of Juliet Wells Brier ; a novel. [Mary Barmeyer O'Brien] -- "Based on the remarkable story of one woman's brave struggle to keep her family alive during one of the most arduous and dramatic episodes in the history of Western migration.

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Little is known of Rogers's life, other than what is recounted in the autobiography of William L. Manly, "Death Valley in ", and there are no known photographs or portraits of him. Death Valley, Rescue of the Bennett-Arcane Emigrant party. Rogers is notable primarily for the incident recounted here.

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It was on my most recent visit to Death Valley that I came across these books: Death Valley in "49, by William Lewis Manly, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Across Death Valley: The Pioneer Journey of. Start at the Furnace Creek visitor center in Death Valley National Park. Drive 50 miles north on pavement, then head west for another 30 miles on bone-rattling gravel : Joseph Stromberg. What is the fastest way to Death Valley from Las Vegas.

The fastest route from Las Vegas is through Pahrump, Nevada. From Interstate 15 take NV to Pahrump. Just north of town, turn left on Bell Vista Road. Take Bell Vista (becomes Stateline Road in California) to Death Valley Junction and turn right on CAthen a quick left on CA to.

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