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Historical Markers in Gardnerville, Nevada

Clickable Map of Douglas 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> Douglas County, NV (87) Carson City, NV (50) Lyon County, NV (47) Alpine County, CA (38) El Dorado County, CA (181) Mono County, CA (76) Placer County, CA (207)  DouglasCounty(87) Douglas County (87)  CarsonCity(50) Carson City (50)  LyonCounty(47) Lyon County (47)  AlpineCountyCalifornia(38) Alpine County (38)  ElDoradoCounty(181) El Dorado County (181)  MonoCounty(76) Mono County (76)  PlacerCounty(207) Placer County (207)
Minden is the county seat for Douglas County
Gardnerville is in Douglas County
      Douglas County (87)  
      Carson City (50)  
      Lyon County (47)  
      Alpine County, California (38)  
      El Dorado County, California (181)  
      Mono County, California (76)  
      Placer County, California (207)  
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1Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Adaven Building — 1435 Highway 395 — Vernacular Commercial Style —
Originally the site of the I.O.O.F. hall built by Baptiste Borda at the turn of the 19th Century. The Adaven Building has been a merchandise store, soda fountain, restaurant, and hotel. The Adaven Building also had a post office for a period of . . . Map (db m21649) HM
2Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Airtanker 130 Is Headed West
From this Valley on 17 June 2002, the crew of Tanker 130, Steven Wass, Craig Labare and Michael Davis answered the call to duty and took wing to fight a horrific fire in the Sierras. For their determination and ultimate sacrifice, we honor their . . . Map (db m25358) HM
3Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Arendt Jensen Home — 1243 A&B Eddy Street — Vernacular with Bungalow Elements Style —
The Arendt Jensen, Jr. House is a 1-1/2 story bungalow style home and stands near the Arendt Jensen Mansion, the first and largest home built by the Jensen Family. Completed in 1932, the home was built for Arendt Jensen, Jr. and his wife Minnie . . . Map (db m21682) HM
4Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Arendt Jensen Merchandise — (Carson Valley Mercantile) — 1423 Highway 395 —
Vernacular with neoclassical elements style Arendt Jensen built this general merchandise store in the early 1900's. On the store shelves shoppers could find a wide variety of everyday necessities and supplies from clothing to agricultural . . . Map (db m21466) HM
5Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 1 — Brockliss Road
This was the name given to the present Centerville Lane on the 22nd day of October 1894 when it was declared a public road by order of the county commissioners. Opening of the road was made contingent on the willingness of ranchers along the section . . . Map (db m10801) HM
6Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 126 — Double Springs
Double Springs was the notorious Round Tent Ranch, or Spragues, another station on the road to Esmeralda. Here, James C. Dean, one of the owners and Justice of the Peace in the district in 1864, murdered his wife. This station was connected by the . . . Map (db m69467) HM
7Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 131 — Dresslerville
In 1917 State Senator Wm. F. Dressler gave this 40 acre tract to Washo Indians, then living on ranches in Carson Valley. After a school was opened in 1924, it became a nucleus of settlement. Before the intrusion of Caucasians in 1848, Washos . . . Map (db m3190) HM
8Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — East Fork Hotel Building — 1441 Highway 395 — Vernacular Utilitarian Style —
The East Fork Hotel was constructed in 1893 by George and Charley Brown, two brothers who came to Genoa, Nevada with a traveling circus. The Brown Brothers also owned the East Fork Brickyard, providing bricks that were used in many Valley . . . Map (db m24832) HM
9Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Farmer’s Telephone Company — 1225 Eddy Street
Built in the early 1900’s and known at that time as the “Nevada Consolidated Telephone and Telegraph Company,” only five telephone lines were originally installed in Gardnerville. “Long Distance Connections . . . Map (db m15835) HM
10Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Garden Cemetery — Corner of Spruce and Cemetery
The Garden Cemetery was established in the late 1800's. Interred here are generations of prominent Carson Valley families. All who are laid to rest here are part of the history of this community, and their contributions to The Valley stand today. . . . Map (db m54792) HM
11Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Gardnerville Branch Jail — 1440 Courthouse Street — Christensen and Madison, Contractor —
Constructed by Douglas County on land donated by the East Fork Township's Fourth Justice of the Peace, Mr. L.S. Ezell in 1910. The main jail in Genoa was destroyed by fire in 1910, and the Gardnerville Branch Jail was quickly placed in full . . . Map (db m21409) HM
12Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Hiram Mott
Buried here are Hiram Mott and family, emigrants from Canada. Isreal Mott, son of Hiram built this house a few yards east of the spot in July 1852. Eliza his wife was the first white women settler in Nevada. Their child Louisa was the first white . . . Map (db m90622) HM
13Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — J & T Basque Restaurant Building — 1426 Highway 395 — Italianate Commercial Style —
This building dates back to the 1870's and was moved to Carson Valley from Virginia City before the end of the 19th Century. It was somewhat commonplace to move buildings from Virginia City after the Comstock Lode Era. Town founder Lawrence . . . Map (db m24091) HM
14Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Jensen Mansion — 1431 Ezell Street — Colonial Revival Style —
Arendt Jensen had this beautiful mansion constructed for his family in 1910. Mr. Jensen owned a general store in Gardnerville that became very prosperous. He later established the first bank in the Carson Valley, the Douglas County Farmer's Bank. . . . Map (db m21541) HM
15Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Jensen/Schacht House — 1235 Eddy Street — Vernacular Neoclassical Rowhouse Style —
The Jensen Family emigrated from Denmark in the late Nineteenth Century. As Gardnerville grew, Arendt Jensen, Sr. took advantage of the growing economy becoming a successful businessman and banker. The Jensen Family's merchandise store was . . . Map (db m21721) HM
16Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 117 — Kingsbury Grade
Dagget Pass Trail, named for C.D. Dagget, who acquired land at its foot in 1854, was earlier called Georgetown Trail. Replaced in 1860 by the wagon road built by Kingsbury and McDonald, for which they received a Territorial Franchise in 1861, it . . . Map (db m21892) HM
17Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 118 — Luther Canyon — (Fay Canyon)
Luther Canyon, west of this site, takes its name from Ira M. Luther, who from 1858-1865 had a sawmill there. The house behind the marker was his home. He was a delegate to the second Nevada Territorial Legislature. After 1865, the canyon came to be . . . Map (db m34516) HM
18Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 121 — Mottsville
This is the site of the settlement on the Emigrant Trail known as Mottsville, where Hiram Mott and his son Israel settled in 1851. Their homestead was the scene of an impressive number of firsts in Carson County, Utah Territory: 1851: Israel . . . Map (db m40102) HM
19Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Perry's Dry Goods — 1448 Highway 395 — Vernacular Residential Style —
This building has been used for many commercial purposes dating back to the late 1800's and early 1900's. The single story rear portion of the building is thought to be the original home of John and Mary Gardner, the Town's namesake. Ollie . . . Map (db m21617) HM
20Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Record Courier Building — 1218 Eddy Street — Vernacular Style —
The Record Courier has been published in Douglas County since 1904 when Dr. Southworth merged the Gardnerville Record and the Genoa Weekly Courier into one newspaper. In 2004 the Record Courier marks a solid century of printing. This building . . . Map (db m28071) HM
21Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Ritchford Hotel — 1404 Highway 395 — Styless Utilitarian Style —
Opened in 1896 by Mr. and Mrs. William Ritchford, the three-story hotel was a stage stop. A water tower was also built on the site, however it no longer stands. The Ritchford was the most luxurious hotel in town at the turn of the century. It . . . Map (db m25577) HM
22Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Sharkey's Nugget — 1440 Highway 395
The "Corner Saloon" was constructed on this site in the late 1890's. Adjacent uses on and near this site came to include a drug store, blacksmith shop, and mortuary. C.M. Krummes operated the blacksmith shop and mortuary, and served as the first . . . Map (db m21446) HM
23Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 122 — Sheridan
In 1861, a blacksmith shop, a store, a boarding house, and two saloons comprised the village of Sheridan. The village had grown up around Moses Job’s General Store, established prior to 1855. The Surveyor General, in his 1889-90 biennial . . . Map (db m21309) HM
24Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — St. Galls Catholic Church — 1475 Highway 395
This building served as the first Catholic Church in Gardnerville, and is an excellent representation of brickwork found in many valley buildings. Completed in 1919 on land donated by local merchant Sam Imelli, the building was used until . . . Map (db m23250) HM
25Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — The French Hotel and Bar — 1437 Highway 395 — Mixed Architectural Style —
Owned at one time by Baptiste Borda and later leased to the Mitcheo family. Raymond Borda, upon returning from World War II, owned and operated the hotel for many years. The French Hotel was one of the three main Basque hotels in Gardnerville . . . Map (db m25321) HM
26Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 125 — Twelve Mile House
An important hostelry was so named because of its distance from Genoa and also from Cradlebaugh Bridge across the Carson River. It was built in 1860 by Thomas Wheeler, where the Boyd Toll Road to Genoa and the Cradlebaugh Toll Road to Carson City . . . Map (db m89436) HM
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Aug. 12, 2022