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Dayton in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Union Hotel & Post Office

 
 
Union Hotel & Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2014
1. Union Hotel & Post Office Marker
Inscription. The original Union Hotel was located across the street. It was rebuilt here in 1870 after a fire destroyed the old hotel. The former post office site originally housed the dining room and barber shop. The freestanding rock wall is the original wall of the Overland Stage Station and Pony Express stop.

"Private property not open to the public"
 
Erected 1973 by Nevada State Park System. Dayton Historical Society. (Marker Number 186.)
 
Location. 39° 14.168′ N, 119° 35.433′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Pike Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Main Street, Dayton NV 89403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nevada Added Station ( a few steps from this marker); Odeon Saloon - Billiard Parlour Dayton Lodge No. 5 I.O.O.F. ( within shouting distance of this marker); Carson & Colorado Railroad ( within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Truckee ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pony Express
Union Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2014
2. Union Hotel
The marker is mounted on the front of the building to the right of the entrance door.
( about 300 feet away); Dayton ( about 300 feet away); Chinatown ( about 400 feet away); Hall's Station ( about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Union Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2014
3. Union Hotel
Rear wall of Pony Express and Overland Stage stop image. Click for full size.
By Glenn Hasbrouck, September 26, 2016
4. Rear wall of Pony Express and Overland Stage stop
This view was taken from the Silver street side of the structure. The brick structure to the right is the Union Hotel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   4. submitted on September 27, 2016, by Glenn Hasbrouck of Carson City, Nevada. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the free standing rock wall. • Can you help?
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