Austin in Lander County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
First Commercial Building Constructed in Austin
David E. Buel built the hotel after being refused a free lot in Clifton at the mouth of the canyon below.
Buel, Frederick Baker, W.C. Harrington and John E. Veatch located and recorded the original townsite of Austin.
Erected by Nevada State Park System, Bert Acree. (Marker Number 208.)
Location. 39° 29.623′ N, 117° 4.348′ W. Marker is in Austin, Nevada, in Lander County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 59 Main Street, Austin NV 89310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Augustine (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Austin City Hall (about 600 feet away); Austin Masonic and Oddfellows Hall (1867) (about 700 feet away); The Pony Express (about 800 feet away); Lander County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Churches (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. George's Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
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