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Gold Hill in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

I.O.O.F. Monument

Dedicated by Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Of Nevada

 

—June 16, 1936 —

 
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Inscription.
Sacred To The Memory Of The Founders
Of Odd Fellowship In Nevada Who Here
Instituted Wildey Lodge No. 1
Independent Order of Odd Fellows:
April 1, 1862.

With the following Charter Members:
L. Hite W.H. Began John Lambert
J.W. Phillips P. Meyer O. Eastman
J. Pftgutz H.C. Jacobson A. Elder
W.W. Shelley M. Schwartz D. Vanoranken.

The Command Of Odd Fellowship Is:
"To Visit The Sick
Relieve The Distressed
Bury The Dead, And
Educate The Orphan"

 
Erected 1936 by Nevada Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows Lodge).
 
Location. 39° 17.524′ N, 119° 39.451′ W. Marker is in Gold Hill, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South Main Street (Nevada Route 342), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker sits on the lot directly south of the Gold Hill Hotel. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Hill Brewery (a few steps from this marker); Gold Hill Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Silver Star Lodge # 5 (within shouting distance of this marker); Assay Office and Justice Court
I.O.O.F. Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2014
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maynard Block (about 400 feet away); Liberty Engine Co. No.1 (about 800 feet away); Gold Hill (about 800 feet away); Liberty Engine Company No. 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gold Hill.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
I.O.O.F. Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, April 21, 2014
3. I.O.O.F. Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   2. submitted on October 11, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   3. submitted on October 9, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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