- Leavitt Peak
Leavitt Peak, altitude convert|11570|ft|m|lk=on, is located in the
Emigrant Wildernessnear Sonora Passin the eastern Sierra Nevada range of California. Leavitt Peak is located on the Tuolumne County - Mono County line. The peak offers views south to Yosemite National Parkand north towards South Lake Tahoe.
Leavitt Peak is named for Hiram L. Leavitt, a native of
New Hampshire, who built a hotel and home in 1863 at the foot of the east end of Sonora Pass to serve the growing number of travelers between Sonora and Aurora, California, primarily miners headed to the gold mines at nearby Bodie. Leavitt also erected a stagecoach station at what is called Leavitt Station. Leavitt was an early judge in Mono County. Leavitt Peak is a popular hiking destination. Leavitt Lake and Leavitt Meadow are nearby along the West Walker River.
* [http://www.thebridgeportinn.com/history.htm The Leavitt House, Bridgeport Inn, Bridgeport, CA]
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