Perry's Dry Goods

Perry's Dry Goods (HME9S)

Location: Gardnerville, NV 89410 Douglas County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 56.517', W 119° 45.019'

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1448 Highway 395

— Vernacular Residential Style —

This building has been used for many commercial purposes dating back to the late 1800's and early 1900's. The single story rear portion of the building is thought to be the original home of John and Mary Gardner, the Town's namesake. Ollie Haugner, who operated a shoe store here, is said to have moved it here from the Gardner Ranch. The lumber in some of the building is thought to have come from the Lake Tahoe area.

Frank Yparraguirre purchased the land and building and was the proprietor of Perry's (short for Yparraguirre) Dry Goods for over four decades. Frank, having an excellent sense of humor, once quipped he used dry goods in the business name as "wet goods" were available next door at the bar!

While remaining in the Yparraguirre family name, the building is currently home to Nettie's Fashions.

In the upper left corner of the marker is the seal of the Town of Gardnerville, while in the lower right corner is the seal of the US Forest Service, which provided a grant for this marker.
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HM NumberHME9S
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Year Placed2004
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 261631 N 4313932
Decimal Degrees38.94195000, -119.75031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.517', W 119° 45.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 31.02" N, 119° 45' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)702, 775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1468-1482 U.S. Hwy 395 N, Gardnerville NV 89410, US
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