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

Leavitt Building & Masonic Hall

 
 
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Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, December 22, 2017
1. Leavitt Building & Masonic Hall Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1893 by Dr. Granville I. Leavitt, a local doctor and Indian reservation doctor. The upstairs was used as the Masonic Lodge meeting hall; downstairs was the Kash & Karry Unified Grocery until the late 1950’s. The hall was used by Hope Lodge #22, F & A.M. until 1940. The building designed to be fireproof, had iron doors, roof and window coverings. In 1897 there was a threat of an Indian uprising and the building was used as a temporary fort for three days until a peace treaty could be drawn up.

Dedicated this 30th day of July 1994 (5999) by Snowshoe Thomson Chapter #1827 E Clampus Vitus
 
Erected 1994 by Snowshoe Thompson Chapter #1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1994.
 
Location. 38° 59.301′ N, 119° 9.806′ W. Marker is in Yerington, Nevada, in Lyon

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Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, December 22, 2017
2. Leavitt Building & Masonic Hall
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County. Marker is on N Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 N Main Street, Yerington NV 89447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mason Valley Telephone and Telegraph Co. (a few steps from this marker); Yerington Grammar School #9 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Miller & Lux Ranch Pizen Switch Holdings (approx. 7.4 miles away); Michelson Residence (approx. 8.8 miles away); Wabuska (approx. 10.8 miles away); Wilson Canyon (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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