The Governors Mansion - Carson City, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 39° 10.036 W 119° 46.379
11S E 260430 N 4339002
Quick Description: The Governor's Mansion in Carson City, NV.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2011 11:43:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMBE96
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 14

Long Description:
The plaque is part of the fencing in front of the house. It's easy to spot and tells the history of the building.
Marker Title (required): The Governor's Mansion

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 259

Marker Text (required):
Reno architect George A. Ferris designed this neo-classical mansion which cost $22,700. It is the only home ever built for Nevada's highest elected official. In July 1909, acting Governor Denver Dickerson and his wife Uma became the first residents of the mansion. Two months later, June Dickerson was born here. From 1909 to 1999, sixteen families have occupied the mansion. In 2000, First Lady Dema Guinn began a revitalizatiom of the grounds. Private funds supported many of the improvements, including this fence extension donated by Steel Engineers, Inc., Las Vegas and Blue Mountain Steel, Inc., Carson City.

County (required): Carson City

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

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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