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Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Col. Morris Pinschower Building

1862

 
 
Col. Morris Pinschower Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
1. Col. Morris Pinschower Building Marker
Inscription. Joseph Frederick Hardware, The Nevada Bank of San Francisco and a livery stable were housed herein. In 1910 Ferdinand Beck opened Beck’s Hardware, & Comstock Garage. In the 1930’s Clarence Elkin operated a Shell garage and Ford dealership. From 1959-1994 this building housed Grahame and Paula Hardy’s Mark Twain Museum of Memories.
 
Erected 2004 by Friends of the Comstock. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 39° 18.566′ N, 119° 38.995′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on C Street (Nevada Route 341) south of Taylor Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the building. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Nevada Bank of San Francisco (here, next to this marker); Bank of California (a few steps from this marker); William Sharon (a few steps from this marker); Banner Brothers Building (a few steps from this marker); The Millionaires Club (a few steps from this marker); The Great Fire of 1875
Col. Morris Pinschower Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
2. Col. Morris Pinschower Building
Marker is mounted front center of building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); V & T Car No. 13 (within shouting distance of this marker); “Sixty-Two” Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 840 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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