“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Unionville in Pershing County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Reunion in Unionville

Reunion in Unionville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lance C Johnson
1. Reunion in Unionville Marker
Inscription.  Across the road and down about 300 feet was the original Unionville School. Built in 1862, this adobe building was the first public structure in Humboldt County. Used by such organizations as the Union League, Knights of the Golden Circle, the Free Masons, and the Ancient and Honorable Order of E. Clampus Vitus, it served the community until its demolition in 1871.

Exactly 109 yrs later, members of the E.C.V. gathered here to hold a reunion in commemoration of this propitious event. To the rear of this marker is the site where Samuel Clemens allegedly lived briefly before going to Virginia City in 1862 and taking the name Mark Twain.
Erected 1980 by State Historic Preservation Office and Julia C. Bulette Chapter, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 232.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 40° 26.881′ 

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N, 118° 8.748′ W. Marker is in Unionville, Nevada, in Pershing County. Marker is on Unionville Road west of Peru Gulch, on the right when traveling west. Located at the Mohea Whitaker Memorial Youth Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Imlay NV 89418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beautiful Jumble (approx. 8.1 miles away); Rochester (approx. 11.7 miles away); Applegate - Lassen Emigrant Trail Cutoff (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2021, by Lance C Johnson of Sun Valley, Nevada. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Lance C Johnson of Sun Valley, Nevada. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide view photo of the marker and the surrounding area together in context. • A photo of Mark Twain's Cabin. • Can you help?

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Jun. 20, 2024