Grave of 1872 Earthquake Victims
California State Historic Landmark 507
#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.
200 ft W of Hwy 395 (PM 58.7), 0.9 mi N of Lone Pine.
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