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

John Dangberg House

John Dangberg House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
1. John Dangberg House Marker
Inscription.  This house was designed for John Dangberg by Frederic DeLongchamps, a noted architect throughout the West. Construction was completed in 1912. John was one of the Dangberg Brothers who founded Minden in 1906. Dangberg Land and Livestock Company established the town and laid out the square, now known as Minden Park. The first houses around the square were built by employees of his company.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
Location. 38° 57.233′ N, 119° 45.956′ W. Marker is in Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Sixth Street and Esmeralda Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Sixth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Sixth Street, 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. Grace Melissa Dangberg (a few steps from this marker); Douglas County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Minden Park (within shouting distance of this
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marker); M. E. Fay House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A. F. Neidt House (about 300 feet away); Henry Beck House (about 400 feet away); First National Bank of Nevada (about 500 feet away); Minden Flour Milling Company (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minden.
More about this marker. The marker is located just inside the front gate, on the left, set amongst some plants. This is a private residence.
Also see . . .
1. on Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps. Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps (June 2, 1882 - February 11, 1969) was an American architect. He was one of Nevada's most prolific architects, yet is notable for entering the architectural profession with no extensive formal training....From 1909 to 1938, DeLongchamps maintained his own firm and became one of Nevada's most prolific architects. He designed both private and public buildings including nine county courthouses in Nevada and California. He was awarded the contract to design the Nevada Buildings for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915),
John Dangberg House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2009
2. John Dangberg House
winning a silver medal for his work. DeLongchamps was appointed Nevada State Architect in 1919 and was the only person to hold the position, which was abolished in 1926. During this time, he designed many state buildings.
(Submitted on October 31, 2009.) 

2. John Bismark Dangberg on John was the President, H. F. Dangberg Land Livestock Company, starting in 1904. He was Director, Farmers' Bank of Carson Valley, Alpine Land Reservoir Company, East Fork Water Users Association, and Minden Milling Company; resided in Minden NV; the John Dangberg House, built 1911, is still standing in Minden; it was occupied by his daughter Grace until her death. (Submitted on October 31, 2009.) 
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 1,020 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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