Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This vigilance committee, known as the 601's, served to undesirables, notices to leave town. If they had not left town by 24 hours, they were severely dealt with.
Since this organization was secret, little information to the meaning of 601 exists. One theory to the number is: Six Feet Under, Zero Trial, One Rope.
Erected 1996 by Julia C. Bulette Chapter 1864 E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 18.684′ N, 119° 38.998′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on North B Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 North B Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Miners Union Hall (a few steps from this marker); The Glory of Solidarity and Fraternity (a few steps E Clampus Vitus Building (a few steps from this marker); Piperís Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Piperís Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Brewery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinatown (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of International Hotels (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.