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Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

BOB

Pasadena, Calif. April 8, 1911 · Virginia City, Nev. June 26, 1968

 

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BOB - ECV Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Matthew J Ebert, October 15, 2010
1. BOB - ECV Plaque
Inscription.  Young love to the sea. Intense and critical love for place and people . . . Editor of the Territorial Enterprise where he reigned intense and critical . . . "High" Commodore of the Virginia City Yacht Club . . . To those who loved him, "A touch of Twain revisiting the Comstock". His insistence of placement here of this famous railroad relic . . . Sail on . . . Rail on plumed warrior . . .
· Bob Richards ·

 
Erected 1969 by Julia C. Bulette Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 26, 1968.
 
Location. 39° 18.533′ N, 119° 39′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on C Street (Nevada Route 341), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 C Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Fire of 1875 (a few steps from this marker); V & T Car No. 13
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(a few steps from this marker); “Sixty-Two” Building (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Julia C. Bulette (within shouting distance of this marker); The Millionaires Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Bonner Shaft of the Gould & Curry Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nevada Bank of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Morris Pinschower Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Matthew J Ebert of Gerlach, NV. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Matthew J Ebert of Gerlach, NV. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jun. 16, 2021