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

“Sixty-Two” Building

1862

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
1. “Sixty-Two” Building Marker
Inscription. Old address 62 So. C Street, this building had two commercial spaces. Moses Wertheimer a German Jewish immigrant owner of a San Francisco cigar factory was in the south half of the building in 1868. It operated until the mid 1890ís. North half was a saloon from 1864 to early 1900ís. In 1930ís C. Pucinelli merged halves and reopened as the Old 62 Bar.

No. 1 Friends of the Comstock Dedicated 2004
 
Erected 2004 by Friends of the Comstock. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 39° 18.538′ N, 119° 39.011′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is at the intersection of C Street (Nevada Route 341) and Washington Street, on the right when traveling south on C Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 290 C Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. V & T Car No. 13 (a few steps from this marker); The Great Fire of 1875 (a few steps from this marker); The Millionaires Club (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Julia C. Bulette
“Sixty-Two” Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
2. “Sixty-Two” Building
Marker is located to the right of the far right entrance door.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Washoe Engine Co. No.4 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nevada Bank of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Morris Pinschower Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of California (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Additional comments.
1. Old 62 Building
The new owner in 1930 was Guido Puccinelli. He was my fathers uncle. Just wanted to get the spelling right.

Editors Note: Thank you for the clarification and correction. This is an example of an inaccuracy that is sometimes seen on historical markers.
    — Submitted November 15, 2010.

 
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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