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Near this spot stood theGenoa or "Mormon Station"of the Pony Express1860 - 1861St. Joseph, MissouriTo Sacramento, California._________
Dedicated June 9, 1934By Citizens of Nevada.Under Leadership Minden Rotary Club
TheTerritorial EnterpriseWas founded at GenoaDecember 8, 1858
Mark TwainBegan his career asA writer on its staff———————Placed December 8, 1938University of NevadaPress Club
[Front of Marker:]GenoaOriginal Home StationApril 3, 1860 - Aug. 30, 1860Relay StationSep. 1, 1860 - Nov. 20, 1861ByTown of GenoaGenoa Volunteer Fire DepartmentCarson Valley Historical SocietyPony Express Trail Association
[Back of Marker:]Mand…
In 1863, Al Livingston built this building and called it Livingston's Exchange. In 1884, Frank Fettic bought it and renamed it Fettic's Exchange. He operated it as a "Gentlemen's Saloon" allowing no rough stuff or excessive drinking. It subsequent…
Built 1855 by Col. John Reese, who established a trading post, Mormon Station, (Genoa) alongEmigrant Trail to California.
Genoa becomes first settlement in Nevada.
For over 145 years The Pink House has been afamous Nevada landmark.
On this tree, early morning Nov. 26, 1897 occurred the blackest episode in the history of Nevada. Adam Uber of Calaveras Co. Cal. was forcefully taken from jail abused and hanged by an angry mob, for the pistol killing of Hans Anderson a local tea…
Built in the early 1900's and known at that time as the "Nevada Consolidated Telephone and Telegraph Company," onlyfive telephone lines were originally installed in Gardnerville. "Long Distance Connections Available" was printed in the Gardnervill…
The mines of the White Pine District were first discovered in 1865 and supported many thriving towns during the period 1868-1875. The most famous of these early towns was Hamilton, but there were others adjacent, such as Eberhardt, Treasure City a…
"Eureka!" a miner is said to have exclaimed in September, 1864, when the discovery of rich ore was made here—and thus the town was named. Eureka soon developed the first important lead-silver deposits in the nation and during the furious boo…
The Tannehill brothers built this cabin for a residence in 1864 and lived here about a year before selling their mining interest to a New York company in 1866. The cabin subsequently went through a number of owners, including the firm of Nathan & …