Gardnerville in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
J & T Basque Restaurant Building
1426 Highway 395
—Italianate Commercial Style —
Town founder Lawrence Gilman used the building as the bar and dining room for the Gardnerville Hotel. The hotel had formerly been the Kent House in Genoa before being moved to a spot just north of here. The Gardnerville Hotel burned down and was never rebuilt.
The J & T Restaurant is owned and operated by the Lekumberry Family.
In the upper left corner of the marker is seal of the city of Gardnerville, while in the lower right hand corner is the seal of the US Forest Service.
Erected 2004 by Town of Gardnerville.
Location. 38° 56.441′ N, 119° 44.919′ W. Marker is in Gardnerville, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 395 and Eddy Street on U.S. 395. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1426 Highway 395, Gardnerville NV 89410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arendt Jensen Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); Adaven Building (within The French Hotel and Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); Record Courier Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farmer’s Telephone Company (about 300 feet away); East Fork Hotel Building (about 300 feet away); Sharkey's Nugget (about 300 feet away); Ritchford Hotel (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gardnerville.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on the left front corner of the building.
Also see . . .
1. JT Bar and Dining Room. AoundCarson.com's history of the J & T. (Submitted on November 5, 2009.)
2. JT Basque Bar & Dinning Room. Euskaltura.com, the Basque Heritage Worldwide Website's description of... (Submitted on November 5, 2009.)
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