Dayton in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Early Name of Dayton
Erected by Nevada State Park system; Dayton Historical Society. (Marker Number 163.)
Location. 39° 14.176′ N, 119° 35.359′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Dayton Valley Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton NV 89403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dayton (here, next to this marker); The Pony Express (a few steps from this marker); Carson & Colorado Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Truckee (within shouting distance Union Hotel & Post Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nevada Added Station (about 400 feet away); Odeon Saloon - Billiard Parlour Dayton Lodge No. 5 I.O.O.F. (about 500 feet away); Hall's Station (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
Also see . . . New Amended Text for Marker. The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) recently updated the text of the roughly 260 state historical markers in Nevada. The Nevada SHPO placed the amended text of each individual marker on its website and will change the actual markers in the field as funding allows. Minor changes have been made to the marker for grammar and readability. The link will take you to the Nevada SHPO page for the marker with the amended text. (Submitted on November 12, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
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