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by Barbara Lekisch

eBook Tahoe Place Names: The Origin and History of Names in the Lake Tahoe Basin epub
  • ISBN: 0944220010
  • Author: Barbara Lekisch
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Americas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Great West Books; 2nd edition (October 15, 1996)
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • ePUB size: 1356 kb
  • FB2 size 1864 kb
  • Formats docx rtf txt lrf


Barbara Lekisch has become the chief authority on the subject: a superb introduction to the region. This is a fascinating book.

Barbara Lekisch has become the chief authority on the subject: a superb introduction to the region. Hal Gilliam, San Francisco Chronicle. Still, it makes a good addition to the Tahoe bookshelf.

Tahoe Place Names book. Contains old names, Washoe Indian names, and the diary of Charles Preuss from January and February 1844. Fremont and Preuss were the first white men to see Lake Tahoe - on February 14, 1844. With photos of portions of seven early maps.

The historic camp is named for lumberman Gilman Folsom, who with Sam Marlette, employed 400 Chinese . a b Barbara Lekisch (1988). Tahoe Place Names: The Origin and History of Names in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

The historic camp is named for lumberman Gilman Folsom, who with Sam Marlette, employed 400 Chinese laborers cutting timber for use in Virginia City. List of Lake Tahoe inflow streams. p. 65. ISBN 9780944220016. Retrieved 2014-07-28.

Taylor Creek (Lake Tahoe). Barbara Lekisch (1988). Beaver dams on Taylor Creek are breached by the Forest Service in anticipation of the October Kokanee salmon spawning run. Location of the mouth within California. 135. Retrieved 2012-09-30.

The Washo name Mathocahuw O'tha means "river of the whitefish". a b c Barbara Lekisch (1988). Lafayette, California: Great West Books.

The Washo name Mathocahuw O'tha means "river of the whitefish" Watershed. Trout Creek originates south of Freel Peak in the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada. 142. Retrieved 2010-11-13. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cold Creek. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Heavenly Valley Creek.

a b Barbara Lekisch (1988). 147. Retrieved 2014-06-28. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ward Creek. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Twin Peaks. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ward Peak. Kathryn Reed (2013-09-17).

Work-to-work relationships. Taylor Creek (Lake Tahoe). For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Learn more at Author Central. Books by Barbara Lekisch.

Tahoe Place Names: The Origin and History of Names in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Herein a list of 150 artists who exercised their talents about Lakes Tahoe and Donner, including their brief biographies and a list of their relevant works

Tahoe Place Names: The Origin and History of Names in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Herein a list of 150 artists who exercised their talents about Lakes Tahoe and Donner, including their brief biographies and a list of their relevant works. Includes Art Beginnings on the Pacific by Benjamin P. Avery, and a portion of the diary of James Lamson.

Author: Barbara Lekisch. Frémont and Preuss were the first white men to see Lake Tahoe, on February 14, 1844. Help us to make General-Ebooks better!

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Contains old names, Washoe Indian names, and the diary of Charles Preuss from January and February 1844. (Frémont's second expedition to the Far West). Frémont and Preuss were the first white men to see Lake Tahoe, on February 14, 1844. With 39 photos and photos of portions of seven early maps.From the Sacramento Daily Union, June 1, 1863:It is proposed to drop the name Bigler from the lake among the Sierras and adopt the Indian name of Tahoe. Good idea. Why the finest sheet of water in the mountains should be named after a fifth rate politician we have never been able to see. Let's call it Tahoe. Fine fishing in Tahoe. Who's going on a pleasant excursion this Summer to Tahoe? Poetical name: Indian name: proper name. Who don't say Tahoe?
Comments: (5)
Detenta
Excellent resource, very interesting reading with excellent further resource offerings.
Gholbimand
We love the book! Great info about Tahoe and perfect for learning more about Tahoe. I can highly recommend the store- arrived early!
monotronik
Just what I was looking for, thank you!
Unnis
If you are interested in the Tahoe Sierra, this book is a must for our library. Updated and informative, this well researched book is a five star addition..
Dorizius
This is a fascinating book. It could have used a better editing pass, though. Many unrelated comments on a place name are often placed in a single paragraph, making for a slightly confusing read. Still, it makes a good addition to the Tahoe bookshelf.
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