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

The Piper - Beebe House

 
 
The Piper - Beebe House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
1. The Piper - Beebe House Marker
Inscription.  This Italianate Victorican built in 1876 by A.F. Mackay, later the home of the Edward Piper family, and in 1949 the residence of Lucius M. Beebe, author and publisher, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 39° 18.658′ N, 119° 39.055′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on A Street near Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 A Street, 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. The Great Fire of 1875 (within shouting distance of this marker); Michelson Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); The Storey County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Piper’s Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Piper’s Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Storey County Courthouse
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Glory of Solidarity and Fraternity (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 601's (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Regarding The Piper - Beebe House. Lucius M. Beebe (1902-1966) was the owner, publisher and editor of the Territorial Enterprise from 1950 to 1960 in addition to being the author of numerous books on the American West and Railroad History.
 
Also see . . .
1. Find a Grave: Lusius Morris Beebe. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Lucius Beebe - Wikiperdia. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
 
The Piper - Beebe House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
2. The Piper - Beebe House
Marker to the right of the entrance.
The Piper - Beebe House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
3. The Piper - Beebe House
The Piper - Beebe House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
4. The Piper - Beebe House
The Cobb Mansion Bed & Breakfast, next door to the Piper-Beebe House. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
5. The Cobb Mansion Bed & Breakfast, next door to the Piper-Beebe House.
The Cohen House, circa 1868 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
6. The Cohen House, circa 1868
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Henry Piper House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2011
7. The Henry Piper House
Located on North B Street. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   7. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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