Lundy Town Citizens

Noteable Citizens of the Town of Lundy

1878 – 1930

Founded by Ortho Johnson Lundy

Lundy, California


Ortho Johnson Lundy

Started a mill in 1878 using the grand pines of Lundy canyon to feed the growth of Bodie.

Rodney George “Old Monte” Montrose

Old Monte was a merchant in Lundy. He was one of the town’s leading citizens, owned a saw mill and a hotel (“The Monte”). He was the “Homer Mining District Recorder” in 1884 and was “Sheriff” in 1888.  He also owned several mines in the canyon. There’s a picture of the house and more about him here.

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