Carson City, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This house was built about 1860 of local sandstone for William Morris Stewart who lived here until 1862. He sold it to the Territorial Governor of Nevada, James W. Nye. The two men served as Nevada's first United States Senators after the territory achieved Statehood. Stewart, serving from 1864 to 1875 and again from 1887 to 1905. Nye served from 1864 to 1873. Both men were originally from New York.
The house later became the home of Nevada Supreme Court Chief justice George F. Talbot. In 1917 he sold the house and block to the Catholic diocese and it served as the rectory for the Catholic Church. It was subsequently sold for commercial use.
Erected by Nevada State Park System. Carson City Historical Commission. Nevada Landmark Society. (Marker Number 175.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Churches & Religion • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 9.856′ N, 119° 46.245′ W. Marker is in Carson Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 North Minnesota Street, Carson City NV 89703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodist Church of Carson City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Olcovich-Meyers House (about 800 feet away); Rinckel Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carson City (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Charles Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Carson City (approx. ¼ mile away); Tribute to Nevada Coal Miners (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carson City.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Brian Phelps of Carson City, Nevada. This page has been viewed 286 times since then. Last updated on December 15, 2020, by Brian Phelps of Carson City, Nevada. Photos: 1. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. 2. submitted on December 15, 2020, by Brian Phelps of Carson City, Nevada. 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. 5. submitted on October 10, 2015. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.