Washoe City-Founded 1861-County Seat of Washoe County, Nevada territory. Timber supplier to the Comstock Lode. Home to 10 quartz mills and 281 stamps. Lost county seat to Reno 1871; victim of V&T Railroad success, Carson & Tahoe timbering and huge, new Carson river mills.
“By 1888… Nothing is left but ruins to mark the once thriving town.”
Dedicated 17 Sept. 1977 by Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827
E Clampus Vitus Dale L. Goings NGH
Erected 1977 by E Clampus Vitus Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No.1827.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 19.706′ N, 119° 48.232′ W. Marker is in Washoe City, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Carson-Reno Highway. Touch for map. This marker is on private property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75A Old Washoe City Road, Washoe Valley NV 89704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2019, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.