Panaca in Lincoln County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Panaca Ward Chapel
Built as a Mormon chapel, used also as a school and recreation hall, it is typical of the development in small Mormon pioneer communities in the intermountain west during the mid 1800’s.
State Historical Marker No. 182
Nevada State Park System
Elbert B. Edwards
Erected 1973 by Nevada State Park System. (Marker Number 182.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 47.45′ N, 114° 23.25′ W. Marker is in Panaca, Nevada, in Lincoln County. Marker is on 4th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Panaca NV 89042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panaca Mercantile (within shouting distance of this marker); Panaca (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Panaca Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clover Valley Mountains Steam Engine/Sawmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cathedral Gorge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bullionville (approx. 1˝ miles away); Miller's Point / Cathedral Gorge (approx. 3 miles away); Wheeler Monument (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panaca.
Also see . . . New Amended Text for Marker. The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) recently updated the text of the roughly 260 state historical markers in Nevada. The Nevada SHPO placed the amended text of each individual marker on its website and will change the actual markers in the field as funding allows. Minor changes have been made to the marker for grammar and readability. The link will take you to the Nevada SHPO page for the marker with the amended text. (Submitted on November 12, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 921 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.