Wellington (HM1B9D)

Location: Smith Valley, NV 89444 Lyon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 45.113', W 119° 22.23'

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Following the mining boom in the Aurora District in 1860, Jack Wright and Leonard Hamilton put up a bridge across the West Walker River and established a stage station at this location. Wagons and stages were repaired, horses shod and the station became a trading center for nearby ranches and farms.

In 1863, Daniel Wellington bought out the interests of Wright and Hamilton and the station became known as "Wellington's". The Wellington Hotel, located about a half mile south of the station, was constructed by wagonmaster Zadok Pierce in 1875. Over the years it has served as a livery stable, freight station, general store and post office.
HM NumberHM1B9D
Marker Number74
Placed ByDivision of Historic Preservation and Archeology and the Groso & Silva families
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 294006 N 4291911
Decimal Degrees38.75188333, -119.37050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 45.113', W 119° 22.23'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 45' 6.78" N, 119° 22' 13.80" W
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Area Code(s)775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16-24 Wellington Cutoff, Smith Valley NV 89444, US
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