Lovelock in Pershing County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Seven Troughs Mining District
The Seven Troughs Mining District is located at the western slope of the Seven Troughs Mountain Range, just west of Lovelock. The name of the range and mining district comes from the seven water troughs built by a local sheep rancher, Frank M. Ward in 1984 to water his sheep. Large deposits of silver and gold were found in the area in 1905. In 1906 and 1907 other valuable minerals led to the formation of the Seven Troughs Mining District. Historic production from 1907-1955 was 158,468 oz. gold grading 35.6 g/t and 995,876 oz. of silver grading 223.9 g/t. Joe Therian, the local blacksmith was given credit for the first discovery of gold and silver ore within the district. Louise A. Friedman was the dominant figure in the Seven Troughs Mining District along with William Stauts, who located nine claims along the sides of the canyon. These claims would later become part of the Seven Troughs Therian Gold Mines Company. The three most northerly claims were purchased by the Mazuma Hills Extension Mining Company. Around this time O.T. Owens and Frank Crumpacker made another discovery just the south and later consolidated with Therian. The district
E Clampus Vitus Jesse Lee Reno 1422 Outpost of Lucinda Jane Saunders 1881
Dedicated April 6th, 2019 6024
Erected 2019 by E Clampus Vitus Jesse Lee Reno 1422 Outpost of Lucinda Jane Saunders 1881.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 2019.
Location. 40° 10.217′ N, 118° 28.897′ W. Marker is in Lovelock, Nevada, in Pershing County. Marker is on Marzen Lane (County Route I80) south of Cornell Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lovelock NV 89419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mazuma (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marzen House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pershing County (approx. ¾ mile away); Pershing County Court House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Ice House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Crazy Corners Saloon (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lone Mountain Chinese Cemetery (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lovelock.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2021, by Lance C Johnson of Sun Valley, Nevada. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2021, by Lance C Johnson of Sun Valley, Nevada. Photo 1. submitted on February 10, 2021, by Lance C Johnson of Sun Valley, Nevada. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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