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Eureka in Eureka County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Eureka Sentinel Building

 
 
Eureka Sentinel Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 23, 2008
1. Eureka Sentinel Building Marker
Inscription.  
Constructed in 1879 at a cost of $10,000, the Sentinel Building was designed by architect C.M. Bennett. The Eureka Sentinel was published in this building from 1879 to 1960. Three generations of the Skillman family, Archibald, Edward and Willis, edited the newspaper. The last editor, Edward J. Moyle, had been with the Sentinel for over fifty years before he took over the editorial chair in 1944.

State Historic Marker No. 170
Division of Historic Preservation & Archeology
Eureka Historical Society
 
Erected by Division of Historic Preservation & Archeology and Eureka Historical Society. (Marker Number 170.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
 
Location. 39° 30.75′ N, 115° 57.7′ W. Marker is in Eureka, Nevada, in Eureka County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Street and Ruby Hill Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Monroe Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eureka NV 89316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eureka Sentinel Newspaper (here, next to this marker); Eureka Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartine Outhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eureka & Palisade RR (about 300 feet away); Eureka Opera House (about 300 feet away); 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 . . .  Eureka Sentinel Museum. Travel Nevada website entry (Submitted on February 18, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Eureka Sentinel Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, November 23, 2008
2. Eureka Sentinel Building
Marker is on the right.
Eureka Sentinel Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 6, 2013
3. Eureka Sentinel Building Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2024. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,300 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 25, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on October 22, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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