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The Territorial Enterprise - Virginia City Historic District - Virginia City, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 39° 18.605 W 119° 38.983
11S E 271544 N 4354535
Quick Description: A history marker in Virginia City, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2017 4:46:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMVZ2N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 1

Long Description:
This historical marker is located on the front of the Territorial Enterprise building in Virginia City.
Marker Title (required): The Territorial Enterprise

Marker Text (required):
Near this site Nov. 3, 1869 was published the First Territorial Enterprise under a Virginia City dateline. Born 1858 at Genoa, the Enterprise was to become a celebrated property of the old west whose editors, Joe Goodman, Rollin Dagger, Mark Twain, Judge C.C. Goodwin, achieved immortality in western legend. This marker emplaced Nov. 3, 1955 to mark 95 years of Nevada letters.


County (required): Storey

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): NA

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): NA

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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