New Washoe City in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
World War II Memorial
the sons and daughters
of Nevada, veterans of
World War II.
Erected by Sandy Bowers and his wife, Eilley Orrum, in 1864 with the gold and silver from their mine on the Comstock.
Purchased in 1946 by popular subscription and Washoe County as a playground for the children of the state.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World II.
Location. 39° 17.079′ N, 119° 50.472′ W. Marker is in New Washoe City, Nevada, in Washoe County. Memorial can be reached from Bowers Mansion Road (Alternate U.S. 395) 5.8 miles north of Eastlake Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Bowers Mansion Regional Park, on the north side of the mansion. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4005 Bowers Mansion Road, Washoe Valley NV 89704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History in the Making (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Bowers Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Horses to HorsepowerRusty Relics (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bowers Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Franktown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ophir Famous Mill Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Winters Ranch (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Washoe City.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Bowers Mansion
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.