“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Amargosa Valley, Nevada

Clickable Map of Nye County, Nevada and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Nye County, NV (72) Churchill County, NV (41) Clark County, NV (179) Esmeralda County, NV (20) Eureka County, NV (20) Lander County, NV (23) Lincoln County, NV (34) Mineral County, NV (14) White Pine County, NV (26) Inyo County, CA (114)  NyeCounty(72) Nye County (72)  ChurchillCounty(41) Churchill County (41)  ClarkCounty(179) Clark County (179)  EsmeraldaCounty(20) Esmeralda County (20)  EurekaCounty(20) Eureka County (20)  LanderCounty(23) Lander County (23)  LincolnCounty(34) Lincoln County (34)  MineralCounty(14) Mineral County (14)  WhitePineCounty(26) White Pine County (26)  InyoCountyCalifornia(114) Inyo County (114)
Tonopah is the county seat for Nye County
Amargosa Valley is in Nye County
      Nye County (72)  
      Churchill County (41)  
      Clark County (179)  
      Esmeralda County (20)  
      Eureka County (20)  
      Lander County (23)  
      Lincoln County (34)  
      Mineral County (14)  
      White Pine County (26)  
      Inyo County, California (114)  
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1Nevada (Nye County), Amargosa Valley — A Changing Landscape
These photos were taken not far from where you are standing. Since that time, fields of alfalfa and cotton have been replaced by mesquite trees and other native plants. Spring pools and natural flowing streams have replaced concrete . . . Map (db m184840) HM
2Nevada (Nye County), Amargosa Valley — Amargosa Valley's Clay Industry
Near here is the site of the Bradford Siding on the Death Valley Railroad spur of the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad. This siding was used by the extensive clay quarries active in the Amargosa Valley from the 1920's until 1940. The first clay claim . . . Map (db m107073) HM
3Nevada (Nye County), Amargosa Valley — Cultural Clues to the Past
Why are there holes in the limestone? They're not old fence posts, or dinosaur footprints, but the place where Native Americans ground mesquite beans into flour. The whole pod was ground up and pounded to powder with a blunt sturdy piece of . . . Map (db m184850) HM
4Nevada (Nye County), Amargosa Valley — Jack Longstreet
Jack Longstreet's life before 1880 is unknown. In 1880 Longstreet staked mining claims in Northern Arizona, claimed a Native American Wife, and two years later opened a saloon and drug store in Moapa, Nevada. By 1888, Longstreet was in Oasis Valley, . . . Map (db m107098) HM
5Nevada (Nye County), Amargosa Valley — Jack's Stone Cabin
Looking for a protected, isolated place for a home, Jack Longstreet rode into Ash Meadows and found exactly what he was looking for- a clear spring, a cave in a spring mound, and open pasture for his horses. He enlarged the cave and built a stone . . . Map (db m89554) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022