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Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Savage Mansion (c. 1861)

 
 
Savage Mansion (c. 1861) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, April 4, 2013
1. Savage Mansion (c. 1861) Marker
Inscription. This elegant mansion, designed in a French Second Empire style, served as a residence for the superintendent, as well as a mine office for the Savage Mining Company. The first floor served as the mine office while the upper two stories provided a residence for many successful superintendents.

Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States and "General of the Armies", spoke to the townspeople from the second floor balcony on October 27, 1879, after a town parade in his honor.
 
Erected by Division of Historic Preservation & Archeology, Nevada Landmarks Society. (Marker Number 87.)
 
Location. 39° 18.321′ N, 119° 39.062′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on North D Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 North D Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savage Mining Co. (here, next to this marker); Hale & Norcross Mining Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Bell (about 600 feet away); Mackay Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles
Savage Mansion and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, April 4, 2013
2. Savage Mansion and Marker
Marker is mounted on the rock foundation wall to the left of the steps.
away); a different marker also named Mackay Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gould & Curry Offices (approx. 0.2 miles away); C. J. Prescott House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Engineering Marvels on the Comstock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Regarding Savage Mansion (c. 1861). This building now houses the Corporate Office of HRM Enterprises.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Savage Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
3. Savage Mansion
Close-up of a photo on a nearby marker.
Savage Mining Co. Office and Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 9, 2009
4. Savage Mining Co. Office and Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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