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Washoe City in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Washoe City

 
 
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Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, August 6, 2017
1. Washoe City Marker
Inscription.  "During the early days of statehood Washoe City shone as a bright star in the new firmament.”

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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1977.
 
Location. 39° 19.706′ N, 119° 48.232′ W. Marker is in Washoe City, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Carson-Reno Highway. This marker is on private property. Touch for map.

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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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washoe City Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Winters Ranch (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Winters Ranch (approx. 1.6 miles away); Galena (approx. 2˝ miles away); Ophir Famous Mill Town (approx. 2.6 miles away); Galena Creek Fish Hatchery (approx. 3˝ miles away); Bowers Mansion (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bowers Mansion (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
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Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, August 6, 2017
2. Washoe City
Marker is on the front side of this building. The building is on private property.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2019, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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