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Austin in Lander County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

International Hotel

First Commercial Building Constructed in Austin

 

1863

 
International Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 6, 2013
1. International Hotel Marker
In case you're wondering about the "15", the International Hotel is the fifteenth stop on an historic walk through Austin. To see Austin in all of its glory, visitors can grab a self-guided tour book at the Courthouse building.
Inscription. Built of lumber from the first International Hotel constructed in Virginia City.
David E. Buel built the hotel after being refused a free lot in Clifton at the mouth of the canyon below.
Buel, Frederick Baker, W.C. Harrington and John E. Veatch located and recorded the original townsite of Austin.
 
Erected by Nevada State Park System, Bert Acree. (Marker Number 208.)
 
Location. 39° 29.623′ N, 117° 4.348′ W. Marker is in Austin, Nevada, in Lander County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 59 Main Street, Austin NV 89310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Augustine (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Austin City Hall (about 600 feet away); Austin Masonic and Oddfellows Hall (1867) (about 700 feet away); The Pony Express (about 800 feet away); Lander County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Churches (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. George's Episcopal Church (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
International Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 6, 2013
2. International Hotel Marker
International Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 6, 2013
3. International Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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