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Near New Washoe City in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Winters Ranch

 
 
Winters Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 17, 2016
1. Winters Ranch Marker
Inscription.  This is Rancho del Sierra, home of the Winters family from 1858 to 1953. The estate once covered six thousand acres of the surrounding property and included an orchard, horse race track and extensive livestock herds. The house was built by Theodore Winters, (circa 1862), who had become wealthy from part ownership in the Ophir Mine, located on the Comstock, which lies across the valley. The energetic lifestyle of the Winters family had a substantial impact on Nevada'a social events, community services, and state politics.
 
Erected 1985 by Snowshoe Thomson Chapter No. 1827 of E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 39° 18.682′ N, 119° 49.393′ W. Marker is near New Washoe City, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 395 and Interstate 580, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 395Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carson City NV 89701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Winters Ranch Marker and Ranch House image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 17, 2016
2. Winters Ranch Marker and Ranch House
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within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Winters Ranch (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ophir Famous Mill Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); Washoe City (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bowers Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Bowers Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away); History in the Making (approx. 2.1 miles away); Horses to Horsepower (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Bowers Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Washoe City.
 
Regarding Winters Ranch. The Winters Ranch is also Nevada Historical Landmark 94 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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