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Mound House in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The New State of Nevada

By the President of the United States of America

 
 
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Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
1. The New State of Nevada Marker
Inscription. A Proclamation

Whereas, The Congress of the United States passed an act, which was approved on the 21st day of March last, entitled “An act to enable the people of Nevada to form a constitution and State government,” and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States.

Whereas, The said Constitution and State Government have been formed, pursuant to the conditions prescribed by the fifth section of the act of Congress aforesaid, and the certificate required by the said act and also a copy of the constitution and ordinances have been submitted to the President of the United States:

Now, therefore, be it known that I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in accordance with the duty imposed upon me by the act of Congress aforesaid, do hereby declare and proclaim that the said State of Nevada is admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this 31st day of October, A.D. 1864, and of the independence of the United States the eighty-ninth. (Signed,) Abraham Lincoln.

Dedicated September 9, 2017 (6022)
Lucinda Jane Saunders Chapter #1881,
Jesse Lee Reno Outpost #1422,
Snowshoe

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Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
2. The New State of Nevada Marker
Thompson Chapter #1827,
Samuel L. Clemens Outpost #1856,
of The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

 
Erected 2017 by Lucinda Jane Saunders Chapter #1881, Jesse Lee Reno Outpost #1422, Snowshoe Thompson Chapter #1827, Samuel L. Clemens Outpost #1856 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 13.092′ N, 119° 40.255′ W. Marker is in Mound House, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker is on Moonlight Road, on the left. Touch for map. Located in the parking lot of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch. Marker is in this post office area: Carson City NV 89706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Empire and the Carson River Mills (approx. 2.9 miles away); Empire Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Johntown (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ill-Fated Brothers - Hosea and Ethan Grosh (approx. 3.6 miles away); Silver City Schoolhouse (approx. 3.6 miles away); Devilís Gate (approx. 3.6 miles away); In Memory Of "Old Virginny" (approx. 4.1 miles away); Dedicated to "Old Virginny" (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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