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

Banner Brothers Building

1876

 
 
Banner Brothers Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
1. Banner Brothers Building Marker
Inscription.  Originally a clothing store operated by Victor & Marcus Banner in 1868. Rebuilt after the 1875 fire and continued under the Banners until the late 1880’s. E.J. Dwyer & Co. continued operations until the 1920’s. Bill Marks opened the Crystal Bar circa 1934 establishing a first tourist attraction in Virginia City.
 
Erected 2003 by Friends of the Comstock. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 39° 18.578′ N, 119° 39′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is at the intersection of Taylor Street and South C Street (Nevada Route 342), on the right when traveling west on Taylor Street. Marker is located on the Taylor Street side of the Visitor Center Building located at 86 South C Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Bank of California (a few steps from this marker); William Sharon (a few steps from this marker); The Crystal Bar
Banner Brothers Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 24, 2009
2. Banner Brothers Building and Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Col. Morris Pinschower Building (a few steps from this marker); The Nevada Bank of San Francisco (a few steps from this marker); The Millionaires Club (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
 
Banner Brothers Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 24, 2009
3. Banner Brothers Building
The Virginia City Visitor's Bureau
Banner Brothers Building and C Street Buildings image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
4. Banner Brothers Building and C Street Buildings
Building and marker are located on the far left.
Banner Brothers Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 24, 2009
5. Banner Brothers Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,046 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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Jul. 3, 2022