Orion Clemens Home - Carson City, NV
Posted by: saopaulo1
N 39° 09.997 W 119° 46.175
11S E 260721 N 4338920
Quick Description: The Orion Clemens Home is a Nevada Historical Landmark.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2011 12:03:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMBE9E
The home is located along the Kit Carson Trail. The house is now businesses, including an attorney.
Marker Title (required): Orion Clemens Home
Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 78
Marker Text (required):
Orion Clemens, secretary to Territorial Governor James W. Nye, lived in this house with his wife, "Mollie," from 1864 to 1866. His brother, Samuel, a reporter for the Territorial Enterprise, who later became famous as "Mark Twain", stayed here periodically in 1864.
County (required): Carson City
Marker Type (required): Small Size (with blue painted mesh)
Is Marker Damaged? (required): No
Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed
Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed
URL - Website (optional): Not listed
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