Near Dayton in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Memory Of "Old Virginny"
1849 Nevada Gold Discovered 1999
— Sesquicentennial Dayton, Nevada —
Erected 2001 by Dayton Historical Society's Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is June 20, 1861.
Location. 39° 14.008′ N, 119° 35.817′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton NV 89403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dayton Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to "Old Virginny" (here, next to this marker); Hall's Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dayton, Sutro & Carson Valley Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nevada’s First Gold Discovery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dayton's School House - 1865 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nevada Added Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Hotel & Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 11, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. 2. submitted on October 9, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. 3. submitted on October 12, 2015. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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