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Panaca in Lincoln County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Panaca Ward Chapel

 
 
Panaca Ward Chapel Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, November 24, 2008
1. Panaca Ward Chapel Marker
Inscription. Oldest building in Lincoln County, constructed in 1867-1868 of adobe from the swamps west of town.

Built as a Mormon chapel, used also as a school and recreation hall, it is typical of the development in small Mormon pioneer communities in the intermountain west during the mid 1800ís.

State Historical Marker No. 182
Nevada State Park System
Elbert B. Edwards
NSP 11-13-73

 
Erected 1973 by Nevada State Park System. (Marker Number 182.)
 
Location. 37° 47.45′ N, 114° 23.25′ W. Marker is in Panaca, Nevada, in Lincoln County. Marker is on 4th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Panaca NV 89042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panaca Mercantile (within shouting distance of this marker); Panaca (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panaca Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clover Valley Mountains Steam Engine/Sawmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cathedral Gorge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bullionville
Panaca Ward Chapel Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, November 24, 2008
2. Panaca Ward Chapel Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Miller's Point / Cathedral Gorge (approx. 3 miles away); Wheeler Monument (approx. 10 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Panaca.
 
Also see . . .  New Amended Text for Marker. The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) recently updated the text of the roughly 260 state historical markers in Nevada. The Nevada SHPO placed the amended text of each individual marker on its website and will change the actual markers in the field as funding allows. Minor changes have been made to the marker for grammar and readability. The link will take you to the Nevada SHPO page for the marker with the amended text. (Submitted on November 12, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
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Panaca Ward Chapel Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, November 24, 2008
3. Panaca Ward Chapel
Panaca Ward Chapel Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, November 24, 2008
4. Panaca Ward Chapel
Panaca Ward Chapel Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, November 24, 2008
5. Panaca Ward Chapel
 
 
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