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Encampment, become

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Death Valley '49ers.

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Encampment Program

2015 Example

Down the Trail


General Meeting


Saturday, July 16th @ 2:00pm

Heritage Inn

Ridgecrest, CA

The Water Hole


Social Links


~ ~Over Herd~ ~



"Death Valley - A Winter's Journey"

by Jackie Keller

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The Death Valley '49ers Annual Encampment

Join us the second full week of November in Furnace Creek, CA

 Pre-Encampment: Sunday through Tuesday ~ Encampment: Wednesday through Sunday

Encampment events begin Wednesday, November 11th and run through Sunday, November 15th, 2015.  These five days are filled with events including old-time and western-style music, an Invitational Western Art Show, craft shows, golf and horseshoe tournaments, a pioneer costume contest, 4X4 tours, wagon train and horse parades, community breakfasts and our annual Worlds Lowest 1849 Poker Tournament.

Click the links below or read through our Example Encampment Program to learn more about our Encampment events: