Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Delta Front is solid Comstock Cedar, hand made by McIntosh, Architect, wood craftsman and builder of the International Hotel Front.
Of the 100 Saloons in Virginia City the Delta was the most famous for its gaming room where Bonanza Kings bucked the Faro. It is known $38,000 was lost on a turn of a card. “Rocky Mountain” now known as “21” or “Blackjack” was played then as now with a slight variation of rules.
Erected by The Delta Saloon.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. 39° 18.628′ N, 119° 38.98′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South C Street (Nevada Route 341) near Union Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located to the left of the entrance doors. Touch for map. Marker is at Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia City (a few steps from this marker); African Americans And The Boston Saloon (a few steps from this marker); Founders of Julia C. Bulette Chapter (a few steps from this marker); Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Territorial Enterprise (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wright aka Dan De Quille (within shouting distance of this marker); John “Snowshoe” Thompson / James T. Fennimore (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of International Hotels (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
Also see . . . Professor Jerry Thomas. Wkipedia article on "Professor" Jerry Thomas, inventor of the "Tom & Jerry". (Submitted on August 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
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