Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Savage Mining Co.
Comstock Historical Marker No. 3
[A Second Marker – Plaque Mounted to the Right of the Steps]
Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States and “General of the Armies,” spoke to the townspeople from the second floor balcony on October 27, 1879, after a town parade in his honor.
Division of Historic Preservation & Archeology
Nevada Landmarks Society
Erected 2009 by Marshall Earth Resources, Hugh Roy Marshall, Virginia City, Nevada. (Marker Number 3.)
Location. 39° 18.321′ N, 119° 39.062′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on North D Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 North D Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savage Mansion (c. 1861) (here, next to this marker); Hale & Norcross Mining Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Bell (about 600 feet away); Mackay Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Mackay Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gould & Curry Offices C. J. Prescott House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Engineering Marvels on the Comstock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia City.
More about this marker. This building now houses the Corporate Office of HRM Enterprises.
Also see . . . Three Historic Nevada Cities. Savage Mining Company Office (Submitted on September 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Notable Buildings •
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