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

Henry Beck House

 
 
Henry Beck House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
1. Henry Beck House Marker
Inscription. This, the second house built in Minden (1907), housed Henry Beck, the first manager of the Minden Milling Company, and was located across the street from from the mill at Fifth Street and Railroad Avenue, now Highway 395.
 
Location. 38° 57.262′ N, 119° 45.869′ W. Marker is in Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 395 and 5th Street on U.S. 395. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1604 US Highway 395 North, Minden NV 89423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A. F. Neidt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Minden Flour Milling Company (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Nevada (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reed-Meneley Insurance (about 300 feet away); Douglas County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Minden Park (about 400 feet away); Second Farmer's Bank of Carson Valley (about 400 feet away); Grace Melissa Dangberg (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Minden.
 
Also see . . .  Map of Minden with Historical Walking Tour. The Take a Walk, and DISCOVER MINDEN! brochure, written by Wynne Maule and published
Henry Beck House image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
2. Henry Beck House
The marker is mounted on a thigh-high cement pole positioned against fence on the US 395 side of the property, about 15 feet from the intersection of 5th Street and US 395. The home is a private residence.
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 31, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Minden Flour Milling Company Facility image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
3. Minden Flour Milling Company Facility
The Minden Flour Milling Company (mentioned on the marker) was completed in 1908. The silos had a storage capacity of 65,000 bushels.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 11 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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