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

Mary Jane Simpson

Mary Jane Simpson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew J Ebert
1. Mary Jane Simpson Marker
Killed by the fire of 1875. The following
inscription was placed at her grave:
Sacred to the memory
Mary Jane Simpson
The within was only a mule
Still she was nobody's fule
Stranger, tread lightly.

Erected 1993 by Julia C Bulette Chapter 1864 of E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersWomen. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. 39° 19′ N, 119° 38.654′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 381 Cemetery Road, 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 Jewish Cemetery - Virginia City 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); John Pearson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Edward Faris Storey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Silver Terrace Cemeteries
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Day November 11th 1995 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Life in Virginia City on the Comstock Lode (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Comstock Lode (approx. 0.2 miles away); Consolidated Virginia & California Pan Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away). 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 259 times since then and 6 times this year. 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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