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Minden in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Minden Dry Goods

 
 
Minden Dry Goods Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
1. Minden Dry Goods Marker
Inscription. First opened in 1910 by Chris Christoffersen. This was the first store in Minden of its type, selling dry goods, clothing, shoes, and cameras. Later, the store was operated by Lin Blondin and Ken Watson. In time, it became known as Town and Country under the management of Tom and Norma Andrews. The C.O.D. Garage purchased the building in 1975, creating Pioneer Motor Parts.
 
Location. 38° 57.197′ N, 119° 45.805′ W. Marker is in Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Esmeralda Avenue and Fourth Street, on the right when traveling north on Esmeralda Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1595 Esmeralda Avenue, Minden NV 89423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.O.D. Garage (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Farmer's Bank of Carson Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Reed-Meneley Insurance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Heidlberg (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Nevada (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clock Park (about 400 feet away); A. F. Neidt House (about 400 feet away); Minden's First Homesite (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Minden.
 
More about this marker.
View of Minden Dry Goods Store and COD Garage (1920s) image. Click for full size.
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2. View of Minden Dry Goods Store and COD Garage (1920s)
The marker is located to the left of the front door.
 
Also see . . .  Map of Minden and Historical Walking Tour. The Take a Walk, and DISCOVER MINDEN! brochure, written by Wynne Maule and published by the Town of Minden. Presents a walking tour of the town's historical sites, and includes a short history of the town and a timeline with the major events for each year. (Submitted on October 24, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Minden Dry Goods Store (2009) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
3. Minden Dry Goods Store (2009)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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