Eureka in Eureka County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected 1970 by Nevada State Park System and Board of County Commissioners. (Marker Number 80.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway series list.
Location. 39° 30.75′ N, 115° 57.667′ W. Marker is in Eureka, Nevada, in Eureka County. Marker is on Highway 50 near Ruby Hill Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eureka NV 89316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eureka & Palisade RR (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartine Outhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Sentinel Newspaper (within shouting distance of this Eureka Sentinel Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Charcoal Burners Massacred Aug. 18, 1879 (approx. half a mile away); Tannehill Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eureka (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka.
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 December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,255 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on December 25, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. 4. submitted on October 22, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 5, 6. submitted on December 22, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.