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Minden in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Grace Melissa Dangberg

 
 
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By Karen Key, September 29, 2007
1. Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker
Inscription. 1896 — 1985

Grace Dangberg was the granddaughter of Heinrick Frederick Dangberg, a pioneer Carson Valley settler from a village near Minden, Germany, whose family founded Minden, Nevada.

Miss Dangberg, a distinguished Nevadan, devoted her considerable talents and fortune to the enhancement of cultural pursuits and Nevada history, giving generously to the University of Nevada-Reno, the Carson Valley Historical Society and other deserving institutions.

Dedicated by the Historical Society in 1988.
 
Erected 1988 by Carson Valley Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 57.23′ N, 119° 45.946′ W. Marker is in Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Esmeralda Avenue, on the left when traveling south on 6th Street. Touch for map. Located in Minden Park. Marker is in this post office area: Minden NV 89423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Dangberg House (a few steps from this marker); Douglas County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Minden Park (within shouting distance of this marker); A. F. Neidt House
Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, September 29, 2007
2. Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M. E. Fay House (about 400 feet away); Henry Beck House (about 400 feet away); First National Bank of Nevada (about 400 feet away); Minden Flour Milling Company (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minden.
 
Also see . . .
1. Valley Women Honored. (Submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Description and History of Minden by David W. Toll. (Submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
3. A Short History of Minden. (Submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker image. Click for full size.
July 5, 2009
3. Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker
The Rotary Memorial Bandstand is seen in Background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on July 17, 2009.
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