The New State of Nevada
By the President of the United States of America
Whereas, The Congress of the United States passed an act, which was approved on the 21st day of March last, entitled “An act to enable the people of Nevada to form a constitution and State government,” and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States.
Whereas, The said Constitution and State Government have been formed, pursuant to the conditions prescribed by the fifth section of the act of Congress aforesaid, and the certificate required by the said act and also a copy of the constitution and ordinances have been submitted to the President of the United States:
Now, therefore, be it known that I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in accordance with the duty imposed upon me by the act of Congress aforesaid, do hereby declare and proclaim that the said State of Nevada is admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this 31st day of October, A.D. 1864, and of the independence
Dedicated September 9, 2017 (6022)
Lucinda Jane Saunders Chapter #1881,
Jesse Lee Reno Outpost #1422,
Snowshoe Thompson Chapter #1827,
Samuel L. Clemens Outpost #1856,
of The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
Erected 2017 by Lucinda Jane Saunders Chapter #1881, Jesse Lee Reno Outpost #1422, Snowshoe Thompson Chapter #1827, Samuel L. Clemens Outpost #1856 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 9, 2017.
Location. 39° 13.092′ N, 119° 40.255′ W. Marker is in Mound House, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker is on Moonlight Road, on the left. Located in the parking lot of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carson City NV 89706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pony Express Route (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mound House (approx. ¼ mile away); Empire and the Carson River Mills (approx.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.