Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
First Presbyterian Church
Dedicated Jan. 1, 1867
This Carpenter Gothic Church was built at a cost of $12,000.
It is listed as No. 301 of the American Presbyterian & Reformed Historic Sites.
Location. 39° 18.469′ N, 119° 39.035′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South C Street (Nevada Route 341), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 196 South C Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Young America Engine Co. No. 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bonner Shaft of the Gould & Curry Mine (about 400 feet away); In Memory of Julia C. Bulette (about 400 feet away); “Sixty-Two” Building (about 400 feet away); V & T Car No. 13 (about 500 feet away); The Great Fire of 1875 (about 500 feet away); The Millionaires Club (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia City.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the right side of the front of the building. A second marker is located on the left.
This church is located on the main street of the Virginia City Historic District.
Regarding First Presbyterian Church.
Also see . . .
1. The Virginia City Presbyterian Church Website. Click on the “Sanctuary Tour” link to view photos of the interior of the church, which highlight the stain glass windows. Also be sure to look through the photos on the photo links. (Submitted on August 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Wikipedia Article on the Virginia City Historic District. Many of the historical sites in this mining town are featured in this article. This Historic District is named as a National Historical Landmark. (Submitted on August 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Comstock Mining District
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 667 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.