“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Carson City, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Old Globe Saloon

Old Globe Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew J Ebert, May 7, 2010
1. Old Globe Saloon Marker
Inscription.  Opened in 1875 on Carson Street by Andrew and Henry Robert, French Canadian brothers. The saloon was closed by prohibition in 1918. In 1951 Bob Golightly, Andrew’s grandson asked Virgil Bucchianeri to reopen the Old Globe.
In 1971 the saloon was rebuilt on Curry Street, it’s current location. The building was designed by Hector Puccinelli. Former chief bridge engineer, Nevada Highway Department. The original Carson Street saloon was replicated, also incorporating its old stone ice house that was built in 1890.
In memory of Virgil Bucchianeri Sr., 1901-1993
Proprietor 1951-1993

Erected 2001 by Julia C Bulette Chapter 1864 of E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. 39° 9.97′ N, 119° 46.065′ W. Marker is in Carson City, Nevada. Marker is on North Curry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or
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near this postal address: 407 North Curry Street, Carson City NV 89703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pony Express Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal Government Building (1888-1970) (about 300 feet away); The United States Mint Carson City, Nevada (about 400 feet away); Lincoln Highway (about 400 feet away); "Pony" Bob Haslam (about 500 feet away); Nevada Pony Express Centennial Reenactment Riders Monument (about 500 feet away); The United States Mint at Carson City, Nevada (about 500 feet away); St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carson City.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Matthew J Ebert of Gerlach, NV. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 17 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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