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New Marker for Bowers Mansion image, Touch for more information
By Alvis Hendley, March 17, 2016
New Marker for Bowers Mansion
Nevada (Washoe County), New Washoe City — 166 — Bowers Mansion Built-1864 Restored-1967
Replacement Marker: Built - 1864 Restored - 1967 Bowers Mansion recalls the wealth of the Comstock Bonanza. Lemuel S. "Sandy" & Eilley Orrum Bowers were probably the first millionaires produced by the famous find in Gold Canyon. As . . . — Map (db m89418) HM
Nevada (Washoe County), New Washoe City — 114 — Franktown
Orson Hyde, probate judge of Carson County, Utah Territory, founded Franktown in the Wassau (Washoe) Valley in 1855. A sawmill became an important enterprise in furnishing timber to the Comstock mines after 1859. The Dall Mill, a quartz mill of . . . — Map (db m93939) HM
Nevada (Washoe County), New Washoe City — 94 — The Winters Ranch Rancho del Sierra
This large carpenter-gothic style structure, completed about 1864, was the ranch home of Theodore and Maggie Winters and their seven children. Originally this area was settled by Mormons, and the ranch was purchased from Mormons by Winters and his . . . — Map (db m93935) HM
Nevada (Washoe County), New Washoe City — Winters Ranch
This is Rancho del Sierra, home of the Winters family from 1858 to 1953. The estate once covered six thousand acres of the surrounding property and included an orchard, horse race track and extensive livestock herds. The house was built by Theodore . . . — Map (db m93938) HM

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