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Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Red Light District

 
 
Red Light District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
1. Red Light District Marker
Inscription. On this spot once stood the cribs of Virginia City’s “Sporting Row.” Near this site, in Crib 1, was housed the celebrated courtesan of the Comstock, Julia C. Bulette, brutally murdered January 20, 1867 for her jewels by John Millian.
 
Erected 1967 by E Clampus Vitus, Julia C. Bulette Chapter No. 1864. (Marker Number 37.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 18.651′ N, 119° 38.941′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is at the intersection of North D Street and Union Street on North D Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26 North D Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chinatown (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of International Hotels (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders of Julia C. Bulette Chapter (within shouting distance of this marker); African Americans And The Boston Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Brewery (within
Red Light District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
2. Red Light District Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Virginia and Truckee Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Ships of the Nevada Desert (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delta (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Julia C. Bulette. A Find-A-Grave posting offering photos and additional information. (Submitted on August 11, 2011.) 

2. Red Light Legend and Lore - Julia C. Bulette. Article detailing the myths and legends surrounding this "Soiled Dove" from Virginia City. (Submitted on August 11, 2011.) 
 
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Purportedly the Last Crib in Virginia City's Red Light District, Now Razed. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, circa May 1993
3. Purportedly the Last Crib in Virginia City's Red Light District, Now Razed.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 21 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.
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