Re: The Meaning of the word Panamint
Posted by Kent on August 26, 2002 at 12:45:18:
In Reply to: The Meaning of the word Panamint posted by ceclle on August 24, 2002 at 16:44:16:
Cecile, this is really interesting. I respect Gudde as author of the definitive Cal. Place Name directory, but I've heard from many sources that the name was coined by miners from the words "pan a mint", which is what they planned to do there. Is there a mention of this in Gudde?