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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27AS_miller-lux-ranch-pizen-switch-holdings_Yerington-NV.html
In 1858 Henry Miller, known as the Cattle King of California, and Charles Lux, a fellow German with a keen business sense, formed one of the most successful partnerships in American history. The Miller & Lux Firm began buying up land and cattle th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26UZ_blackwell-ponds_Carson-City-NV.html
In 1902 Marion Jefferson Blackwell purchased 360 acres from the State of Nevada, 556 acres of adjoining land from Sweeney's Hot Springs and a lot with a house. He raised carp and catfish to sell commercially also hay and horses. Neighbors used the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26UY_combination-mine-headframe_Goldfield-NV.html
An original headframe from the Combination Mine, on the Combination No. 1 claim, located by Alva D. Myers and R.C. Earl on May 26, 1903. In 1989 it was moved to this location from approximately 1/4 mile mile east, in the Goldfield Mining District,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26UX_california-beer-hall-warehouse_Goldfield-NV.html
Built 1906Beer Hall Destroyed Great 1923 FireCarl Fuetsch, Proprietor
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26R2_goldfields-railroads_Goldfield-NV.html
Goldfield, being the largest city in Nevada in 1907, established three railroad lines to accommodate the growing population: the Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad, the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad, and the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad. The Las Ve…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26QZ_wheres-gran-pah_Goldfield-NV.html
If you're looking for Grandpa you found him - about 26 miles south of Tonopah on US 95 - where you're standing right now. Gran Pah, in Shoshone, means "great water," and was the first name given to the mining district founded by two n…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26QY_goldfield-community-center_Goldfield-NV.html
Formerly the Methodist Episcopal Church Built 1912 Dedicated March 30, 1914
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26Q8_goldfield_Goldfield-NV.html
Goldfield came to be, and nearly vanished back into the sagebrush of the desert, an almost a decade. From its humble beginnings in 1902 of only three small mining claims, also known as grubstakes, the town exploded and was the largest city in the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26M6_west-side-elementary-school_Goldfield-NV.html
1908West Side Elementary School 1910 Manual training & domestic science classes 1917-1920 Goldfield School of Mines 1931 Was used by Novackclub Inc. as a golf club factory 1945 The building & adjacent land was purchased by the Nev.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26KT_old-county-courthouse_Hawthorne-NV.html
On July 1, 1883 the county seat of Esmeralda County moved from Aurora to Hawthorne. A court house was needed, so a contract to build it for $29125 was awarded. On August 16, 1883 construction began. Corruption and collusion between the contractor …
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