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Cabin Creek

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF 
REV. J.A. CORNWALL AND FAMILY 
THEY BUILD THE 
FIRST IMMIGRANT CABIN 
IN DOUGLAS COUNTY NEAR 
THIS SITE HENCE THE NAME 
CABIN CREEK 
THE FAMILY WINTERED HERE IN 
1846  1847 
WERE SAVED FROM EXTREME WANT 
BY ISRAEL STOELY, A NEPHEW 
WHO WAS A GOOD HUNTER 

THE INDIANS WERE FRIENDLY 

THE CORNSWALLS TRAVELED 
PART WAY WESTWARD WITH 
THE ILLFATED DONNER PARTY

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