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Historical Markers in Berlin, Nevada

Clickable Map of Lander 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> Lander County, NV (25) Churchill County, NV (41) Elko County, NV (60) Eureka County, NV (20) Humboldt County, NV (28) Nye County, NV (73) Pershing County, NV (15)  LanderCounty(25) Lander County (25)  ChurchillCounty(41) Churchill County (41)  ElkoCounty(60) Elko County (60)  EurekaCounty(20) Eureka County (20)  HumboldtCounty(28) Humboldt County (28)  NyeCounty(73) Nye County (73)  PershingCounty(15) Pershing County (15)
Battle Mountain is the county seat for Lander County
Berlin is in Lander County
      Lander County (25)  
      Churchill County (41)  
      Elko County (60)  
      Eureka County (20)  
      Humboldt County (28)  
      Nye County (73)  
      Pershing County (15)  
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1 Nevada, Lander County, Berlin — A Home
Mrs. Stevens moved into this house after her former home located between the Watson and Phillips houses in the next row below had burned to the ground. She fed boarders to support her family of two boys and two girls living with her. Two other sons . . . Map (db m89577) HM
2 Nevada, Lander County, Berlin — Company Store
The Company Store stood on this lot. It sold nearly everything needed in everyday living, including clothing, groceries, prospecting supplies, grain, and drugs. The local doctor acted as his own druggist by compounding the drugs he prescribed from . . . Map (db m89590) HM
3 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — A Home
This was a bachelor's quarters in 1906. That year the Italian occupants staged a lively Fourth of July celebration. Accordion music emanated from with, and wine flowed freely. Again and again someone appeared at the door to empty a six shooter . . . Map (db m89576) HM
4 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Assay Office
Samples of rock and ore from the mine and samples of concentrates from the mill were processed (assayed) here to determine the amount of values they contained. The furnace in this assay laboratory used charcoal because it was the only clean burning . . . Map (db m89578) HM
5 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Charcoal Yard
Thousands of sacks of charcoal were stacked in this area. The charcoal was used to fire the furnace used to assay the ore samples at the nearby assay office, and as fuel for blacksmith forges in the machine shop at the mine. Because charcoal is . . . Map (db m89588) HM
6 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Company Boardinghouse
The Company-owned boardinghouse that stood here was leased and run by (China) Tom Joe at the turn of the century. From here, China Joe moved to Ione to operate a boardinghouse of his own. From 1905 until the mine and mill shut down in 1907, the . . . Map (db m89589) HM
7 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Doctor's Office & Home
Because the area was sparsely settled and his patients were few, Dr. Bruton was a poor man. He walked when he visited the sick in Berlin and Union Canyon, carrying his satchel which contained all the instruments and medicines he might need. If . . . Map (db m89594) HM
8 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Firmin BrunerDedicated In Appreciation
For sharing his memories of history as he lived them here in Berlin, West Union Canyon, and other parts of Central Nevada during the early years of the twentieth century. His efforts will allow present and future generations to more fully . . . Map (db m89591) HM
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9 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Foster's Blacksmith Shop
Bill and Mack Foster moved this building to here from Ellsworth. It was used as a blacksmith shop by them when they were prospecting in this area for about twenty years preceding the year 1954.Map (db m89579) HM
10 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Machine Shop
This building contained the blacksmith shop, and was equipped with power driven drill presses, and lathes, etc. Therefore, it was called the machine shop. The crew of mechanics that worked here kept all the mine and mill machinery running . . . Map (db m89580) HM
11 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Mine Superintendent's Home
Mr. Bowen, the mine superintendent, believed in dealing with his fellow men with justice and understanding, but he could not be deterred from administering his duties for the company conscientiously. In 1907, when the miners struck for a raise . . . Map (db m89585) HM
12 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Mrs. Phillips Home
Mrs. Kate Phillips lived here until 1907. She then moved to Ione and opened a boarding house and lodging house. Later, Will and Mack Foster resided in this building for about twenty years. During that time they prospected a wide area and also . . . Map (db m89581) HM
13 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Stage Station
The stage driver and his horses were housed under one roof in this building. A partition made of lumber separated the dwelling section from the barn. A small corral was attached to the south section and the door leading into the barn could be closed . . . Map (db m89582) HM
14 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — The Berlin Mill
This building was a beehive of activity while Berlin was in its heyday. One man tended to the primary crusher and did other odd jobs, another tended the 30 stamps and the concentration tables, and a third man fired the five boilers and looked . . . Map (db m89583) HM
15 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — The Clubhouse
The Two-Story building that stood here was called the "Clubhouse". It might have been erected to house the mine and mill office, but during the years from 1906 to 1908, it was used as quarters for visiting company officials and local supervisors . . . Map (db m89587) HM
16 Nevada, Nye County, Berlin — Watson's House
W.J. Watson who was a postmaster and store manager lived in this house with his daughter, Mrs. Reston and his granddaughter Zoe. Although Mr. Watson was an employee of high rank, and he was aware of the anti-liquor policy of the company, he . . . Map (db m89584) HM
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Dec. 2, 2023