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

Record Courier Building

1218 Eddy Street

 

—Vernacular Style —

 
Record Courier Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 14, 2010
1. Record Courier Building Marker
Inscription. The Record Courier has been published in Douglas County since 1904 when Dr. Southworth merged the Gardnerville Record and the Genoa Weekly Courier into one newspaper. In 2004 the Record Courier marks a solid century of printing.

This building housed the Record Courier for many decades, and also served as the home and office of Bert Selkirk who purchased the paper with W.S. Ezell from Dr. Southworth in 1904.

Under Mr. Selkirk's guidance, the Record Courier printed news including the coverage of both World War I and World War II. At that time, wooden type was set by hand prior to printing.

The building is now the home of the "Especially For You" gift shop.
 
Erected 2004 by Town of Gardnerville.
 
Location. 38° 56.41′ N, 119° 44.962′ W. Marker is in Gardnerville, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Eddy Street west of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1218 Eddy Street, Gardnerville NV 89410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Farmer’s Telephone Company (a few steps from this marker); J & T Basque Restaurant Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Record Courier Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 14, 2010
2. Record Courier Building and Marker
line); Arendt Jensen Merchandise (about 300 feet away); Adaven Building (about 400 feet away); The French Hotel and Bar (about 400 feet away); Sharkey's Nugget (about 400 feet away); East Fork Hotel Building (about 500 feet away); Ritchford Hotel (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gardnerville.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on the front of the building, to the left of the front entrance, immediately below the address tiles. The marker may be partially obscured by a merchandise display shelf.
 
Also see . . .  Gardnerville Historic Walking Tour. The Town of Gardnerville's walking tour of the historic sites in the town. (Submitted on February 28, 2010.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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