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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pershing County, Nevada

 
Clickable Map of Pershing County, Nevada and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pershing County, NV (12) Churchill County, NV (40) Humboldt County, NV (28) Lander County, NV (21) Washoe County, NV (86)  PershingCounty(12) Pershing County (12)  ChurchillCounty(40) Churchill County (40)  HumboldtCounty(28) Humboldt County (28)  LanderCounty(21) Lander County (21)  WashoeCounty(86) Washoe County (86)
Adjacent to Pershing County, Nevada
    Churchill County (40)
    Humboldt County (28)
    Lander County (21)
    Washoe County (86)
 
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1Nevada (Pershing County), Black Rock City — Burning Man Timeline
"This here timeline was originally conceived and written by Mansonian chief Joe Oliver aka EXACT LEE. It was rewritten and gagged up and redrawn by David Silverman aka TUBATRON aka That Flaming Tuba Guy." Year of the Man 1 . . . Map (db m97566) HM
2Nevada (Pershing County), Imlay — 49 — Applegate - Lassen Emigrant Trail Cutoff
Jesse and Lindsay Applegate headed south from Williamette Valley, Oregon, June 29, 1846, seeking a less hazardous route to that region from the east. On July 21, they came to a large meadow on the Humboldt River, what is now the nearby Rye Patch . . . Map (db m67379) HM
3Nevada (Pershing County), Imlay — 23 — Humboldt House
Humboldt House or Humboldt Station was originally the point of departure for Humboldt City, Prince Royal, and the mines in that vicinity. In September 1866, it became a stage stop for the historic William (Hill) Beachey Railroad Stage Lines. As . . . Map (db m67378) HM
4Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — Beautiful Jumble
The land you presently occupy once stood as a formidable barrier for those who elected to spread westward, and their long-held dreams of prosperity. The account of one Eleazar Stillman Ingalls paints a bleak picture over the canvas of this Grand . . . Map (db m166731) HM
5Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — Crazy Corners Saloon
Crazy Corners Saloon was purchased in April of 1978 by Frank and Sandra Myers. When the Myers took over ownership Crazy Corners was not just a bar, it was also a convenience store and gas station. They sold everything from bread to fishing . . . Map (db m167005) HM
6Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers
Dedicated in memory of Kark O. Olfers who willed this site and building known as Olfers Garage to the City of Lovelock for the use of the Lovelock Fire Department. A charter member of this department, since June 10, 1934 he served as Chief . . . Map (db m46501) HM
7Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — 17 — Pershing County
Here was a key point on Nevada's earliest road, the famed Humboldt Trail that brought 165,000 imigrants west in the 1840's and 50's. Travelers named this rich valley the Big Meadows and stopped for water and grass before continuing south to cross . . . Map (db m67898) HM
8Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — Pershing County Court House
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the only round court house in daily use in our nation. The circular-hexagon contour was inspired from Thomas Jefferson's library at the University of Virginia. Six Ionic columns in terra . . . Map (db m167144) HM
9Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — Seven Troughs Mining District
The Seven Troughs Mining District is located at the western slope of the Seven Troughs Mountain Range, just west of Lovelock. The name of the range and mining district comes from the seven water troughs built by a local sheep rancher, Frank M. . . . Map (db m167134) HM
10Nevada (Pershing County), Lovelock — The Ice House
The Ice House stood just about 150 feet behind you. It was part of the Pitt Mill & Elevator Company which sold several products including lumber, garden supplies, farm supplies, paint and wall paper. The company was moved to the site around 1912 . . . Map (db m166722) HM
11Nevada (Pershing County), Rochester — Rochester
Rochester was discovered and named in the early 1860s by prospectors from Rochester, New York. The area was relocated in 1912 when Joseph Nenzel discovered large bodies of silver ore which led to the great mining boom a year later. Rochester . . . Map (db m168373) HM
12Nevada (Pershing County), Unionville — 232 — Reunion in Unionville
Across the road and down about 300 feet was the original Unionville School. Built in 1862, this adobe building was the first public structure in Humboldt County. Used by such organizations as the Union League, Knights of the Golden Circle, the Free . . . Map (db m166846) HM
 
May. 18, 2021