OAC photo 1860's
Alpine County, August 30, 1993
Conveniently located in the heart of Markleeville, or perhaps the cabin came first.
Cycling folks that are into ultimate endurance, or put another way, torture, have figured out how to use this Sierra terrain and developed the Markleeville Death Ride, which goes for 129 miles with 15,000 feet of climbing, going over Monitor, Ebbetts, and Carson passes, with a total of five passes in all. The event comes up again on July 11th. In checking around the garage the beach cruiser must have been sold in a yard sale, so participation seems unlikely. Spring arrives on a calendar date but the official beginning when living a bit south of here in
Playin' dobro at the 'Alpine County Fair' - August 1987
The 2010 census says 200 people live in Markleeville, that’s up from 197 in 2000. If you can’t find what you need at Ruddens General Store, you probably don’t need it anyway.
1947 Markleeville postcard
Apparently, Jacob Marklee got by from collecting a toll for crossing a bridge he’d built spanning the middle fork of the
1993 photo of site
There is no plaque, but if there was one it would read:
NO. 240 MARKLEE'S CABIN SITE - Jacob J. Marklee recorded his land claim of 160 acres on June 23, 1862, in Douglas County, Nevada, but after the boundary survey his claim was in
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