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Genoa in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Pink House

 
 
The Pink House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
1. The Pink House Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1855 by Col. John Reese, who established a trading post, Mormon Station, (Genoa) along Emigrant Trail to California.

Genoa becomes first settlement in Nevada.

For over 145 years The Pink House has been a famous Nevada landmark.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceLandmarksRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
 
Location. 39° 0.2′ N, 119° 50.717′ W. Marker is in Genoa, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Genoa Lane near Jacks Valley Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 162 Genoa Lane, Genoa NV 89411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Douglas Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); The Prairie Schooner (within shouting distance of this marker); The Journey Through Nevada (within shouting distance of this marker); Kinsey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada’s First Newspaper
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Semi Trucks of the 1800s (within shouting distance of this marker); Genoa or “Mormon Station” of the Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); We Made It! The End of the Great Basin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genoa.
 
The Pink House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
2. The Pink House Marker
The Pink House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
3. The Pink House
The Pink House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
4. The Pink House
This Property Has Been
Placed on the
National Register
of Historical Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Circa 1855 - The Pink House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
5. Circa 1855 - The Pink House
Plaque Located Above Front Door
1855 - Pink House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
6. 1855 - Pink House
Plaque Located Next to Entrance Gate
The Pink House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
7. The Pink House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,910 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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