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Gold Hill in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

I.O.O.F. Monument

Dedicated by Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Of Nevada

 

— June 16, 1936 —

 
I.O.O.F. Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trev Meed, April 21, 2014
1. I.O.O.F. Monument Marker
Inscription.  
Sacred To The Memory Of The Founders
Of Odd Fellowship In Nevada Who Here
Instituted Wildey Lodge No. 1
Independent Order of Odd Fellows:
April 1, 1862.

With the following Charter Members:
L. Hite W.H. Began John Lambert
J.W. Phillips P. Meyer O. Eastman
J. Pftgutz H.C. Jacobson A. Elder
W.W. Shelley M. Schwartz D. Vanoranken.

The Command Of Odd Fellowship Is:
"To Visit The Sick
Relieve The Distressed
Bury The Dead, And
Educate The Orphan"

 
Erected 1936 by Nevada Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows Lodge).
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 39° 17.524′ N, 119° 39.451′ W. Marker is in Gold Hill, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South Main Street (Nevada Route 342), on the right when traveling south. This marker sits on the lot directly south of the Gold Hill Hotel. 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. Gold Hill Brewery (a few steps from this marker);
I.O.O.F. Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trev Meed, circa 2014
2. I.O.O.F. Monument Marker
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The Yellow Jacket Mine Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Hill Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Silver Star Lodge # 5 (within shouting distance of this marker); Assay Office and Justice Court (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maynard Block (about 400 feet away); Gold Hill Millionaires (about 700 feet away); Fort Homestead, Gold Hill, Nevada (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gold Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   2. submitted on October 11, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 4, 2022