Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Ships of the Nevada Desert
Erected 1980 by Julia C. Bulette Chapter No. 1864, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 69.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 18.66′ N, 119° 38.897′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is at the intersection of E Street and Union Street on E Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia and Truckee Railroad (here, next to this marker); Chinatown (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary Louise Hospital (within Red Light District (within shouting distance of this marker); C & C Mining Works (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Brewery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Big Bonanza (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Chinatown (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia City.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of the Comstock History Center. On the opposite side of the monument is the "Virginia and Truckee Railroad" marker.
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Camel Corps - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 5, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. U.S. Camel Corps remembered in Quartzsite, Arizona. (Submitted on August 5, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
3. Step Back in Time - The Virginia City Camel Races. An annual event held in Virginia City started by a humorous article written in the Territorial Enterprise in 1959. (Submitted on August 10, 2011.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.