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

Henry Beck House

 
 
Henry Beck House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
1. Henry Beck House Marker
Inscription.  This, the second house built in Minden (1907), housed Henry Beck, the first manager of the Minden Milling Company, and was located across the street from from the mill at Fifth Street and Railroad Avenue, now Highway 395.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 57.262′ N, 119° 45.869′ W. Marker is in Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 395 and 5th Street on U.S. 395. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1604 US Highway 395 North, Minden NV 89423, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A. F. Neidt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Minden Flour Milling Company (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Nevada (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reed-Meneley Insurance (about 300 feet away); Douglas County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Minden Park (about 400 feet
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away); Second Farmer's Bank of Carson Valley (about 400 feet away); Grace Melissa Dangberg (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minden.
 
Henry Beck House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
2. Henry Beck House
The marker is mounted on a thigh-high cement pole positioned against fence on the US 395 side of the property, about 15 feet from the intersection of 5th Street and US 395. The home is a private residence.
Minden Flour Milling Company Facility image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
3. Minden Flour Milling Company Facility
The Minden Flour Milling Company (mentioned on the marker) was completed in 1908. The silos had a storage capacity of 65,000 bushels.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,164 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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