Gold Hill in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Liberty Engine Company No. 1
As Silver Bar Hook & Ladder Company No.1
Of Gold Hill, Nevada Territory
As Liberty Engine Company No.1
Active in fighting fires for 90 years
The company motto was
“Faithful and Fearless"
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Building collapsed under
Record breaking snowfall of January 1952
Damaging historic fire carts.
Original bell tower preserved and
This marker erected by
A third generation of volunteers
Who honor those who have gone before.
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Through popular subscription by
Volunteer Fire Department
May 30, 1954
Location. 39° 17.64′ N, 119° 39.36′ W. Marker is in Gold Hill, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on Main Street (Nevada Route 342), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is just south of the railroad tracks. Marker is at or near this postal address: 174 Main Street, Gold Hill, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Engine Co. No.1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Maynard Block Gold Hill (about 400 feet away); Assay Office and Justice Court (about 500 feet away); Silver Star Lodge # 5 (about 700 feet away); Gold Hill Hotel (about 800 feet away); Gold Hill Brewery (approx. 0.2 miles away); I.O.O.F. Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gold Hill.
Also see . . . History of Fire Departments in Virginia City and Storey County. (Submitted on August 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Volunteer Fire Depts.
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