Mono County Points of Interest
The commmeorative plaque stands near the
Mono Inn on the east side of Highway 395
north of Lee Vining.
Mono Lake is visible behind the plaque.
Grave of Adeline Carson Stilts
In sight of this location is the grave of Adeline Carson Stilts, daughter of scout, guide and explorer Kit Carson. Called "Prairie Flower" by her father, and considered to be his favorite child, she came to the gold site of "Mono Diggins" with her husband in about 1858. She died in the winter of 1859, at the age of 21, at the home of her friends, known as the Wilson Ranch.
Dedicated September 8, 1973
Bodie Chapter, E Clampus Vitus
Mono County Board of Supervisors