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Pathfinder Kit Carson left mark on much of Nevada

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Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 8:00 pm | Updated: 11:58 pm, Sat Feb 15, 2014.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — When you live in or near Nevada’s capital city, it’s hard to miss Kit Carson’s influence.

There’s Carson City, the Carson Valley, the Carson Pass and the Carson River. He also merits not just a mountain but the entire Carson Range, west of Reno and Carson City.

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  • John Robertson posted at 11:55 am on Sun, Feb 16, 2014.

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    Horse or mule in the photo? Statue kind of looks like a mule. Carson reportedly favored mules and that might have been one reason for his survival rate.

     

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