Montrêux Golf and Country Club in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The town also developed into an important lumbering center. Eleven sawmills were operating by 1863, and Galena boasted stores, lodging houses, a justice court, a school which doubled as a community hall, saloons, and dozens of homes. After two disastrous fires in 1865 and 1867, Galena was abandoned.
Erected by State Historic Preservation Office and Reno Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists. (Marker Number 212.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 39° 21.77′ N, 119° 49.06′ W. Marker is in Montrêux Golf and Country Club, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Callahan Ranch Trail 0.4 miles south of Goldenrod Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is on east side of Callahan Ranch Trail at Galena Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno NV 89511, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Galena Creek Fish Hatchery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Washoe City (approx. 2½ miles away); Winters Ranch (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Winters Ranch (approx. 3.6 miles away); Steamboat Springs (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ophir Famous Mill Town (approx. 4.6 miles away); Geiger Station (approx. 5½ miles away); Bowers Mansion (approx. 5½ miles away).
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