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Johnny Lang Grave

Address: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
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Foothill Ranch, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This grave site is not clearly marked as an exhibit, nor does it have a pullout. It's located just west of the Lost Horse Mine Road. The etchings in the white grave marker are fading over time, but apparently a cool place to stop for "grub"

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Located on the west side of Keys View Road directly across from the dirt road spur to the trailhead for Lost Horse Mine Trail, the lonely tombstone marks the final resting spot for Johnny Lang, a shady local prospector, where his body was found three months after leaving his home with the note “Gone for grub. Be back soon.” tacked... More 

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El Cajon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2010

It is a small spot along the side of the road, across from the entrance of the Lost Horse Mine. It is where Johnny Lang died on his way to "get some grub". His body has long since been remove due to grave robbers. A nice piece of history of Joshua Tree N.P.

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