Raymond Peak (10,014 ft.)
Named by Whitney Survey in 1865
Also Lake, Meadows, Creek
"The Whitney Survey named the peak in 1865 for Rossiter W. Raymond, a
US mineral examiner and commissioner of mining statistics in the Treasury Department. (Maude;
Gudd, Gold, 417.) He also surveyed and wrote reports on the mines in Alpine County.
(Alpine Heritage, 29.) Theron Reed's map of the Silver
Mountain Mining District, 1864, shows 'Raymond Dist.' and 'Raymond,' settlement. The lake,
meadows, and two creeks were first named on the 15-minute quad, 1956."
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
More of Bob's Trip Reports
For more information see these SummitPost pages: Reynolds Peak - Raymond Peak
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