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Elko in Elko County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Elko Independent

 
 
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By Trev Meed, October 9, 2015
1. Elko Independent Marker
Inscription. Approximately 200 feet east of this site is the early location of Elko's first newspaper. Founded June 19, 1869 by former miner Edward Davison Kelly, when Elko was just six months old. The Independent has been in continuous publication ever since.
 
Erected 1986 by E Clampus Vitus- Lucinda J. Saunders Chapter 1881.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 49.885′ N, 115° 45.791′ W. Marker is in Elko, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and Railroad Street on 4th Street. Click for map. Marker sits right at the east corner of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403 4th Street, Elko NV 89801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Saloon and Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Star Hotel (about 700 feet away); Elko County High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artzaina Zain (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sherman Station (approx. mile away); Elko (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ruby Valley Pony Express Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oil From Shale (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Elko.
 
Categories. CommunicationsSettlements & Settlers
 
Elko Independent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, October 9, 2015
2. Elko Independent Marker
Elko Independent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, October 9, 2015
3. Elko Independent Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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