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Encampment, become

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Death Valley '49ers.

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Encampment Program

2016 Example

Down the Trail



November 4th-11th, 2018


General Meeting


March 10, 2018, 2:00pm

Heritage Inn

Ridgecrest, CA

The Water Hole


Social Links


~ ~Over Herd~ ~


2016 Keepsake

"The Passionate Creation of

the National Park Service"

by Steve Hale


"Death Valley - A Winter's Journey"

by Jackie Keller

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The Death Valley '49ers Annual Encampment

We look forward to seeing everyone this November!

November 4th-11th, 2018

Encampment events begin Sunday, November 4th and run through Sunday, November 11th, 2018.  This week-long Western heritage festival features old-time and western-style music, our Invitational Western Art Show, craft show, fiddlin' and pickin' contests, golf and horseshoe tournaments, a pioneer costume contest, 4X4 tours, wagon train and horse parades, community breakfasts, and our annual Quick-draw art auction.

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