The Comstock Lode - Virginia City, NV, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 39° 18.622 W 119° 38.972
11S E 271562 N 4354567
Quick Description: This historical marker stands in the center of town, on a large, four-sided, composite rock base monument, with informative plaques on each side commemorating historical events and people of Virginia City, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 2/15/2013 1:16:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMGCTV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 6

Long Description:
This monument is situated on the edge of a parking lot on the east side of C Street, between Union Street and Taylor Street. This is one of seven historical markers attached to the monument, it reads:

THE
COMSTOCK LODE
DISCOVERED 8 JUNE 1859

AT HEAD OF SIX MILE CANYON
WASHOE MINING DISTRICT
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

THIS MONUMENT OF ORE FROM
EVERY NEVADA COUNTY
COMMEMORATES THE ONE-
HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE DISCOVERY OF SILVER.
Marker Title (required): The Comstock Lode

Marker Text (required):
AT HEAD OF SIX MILE CANYON WASHOE MINING DISTRICT VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA THIS MONUMENT OF ORE FROM EVERY NEVADA COUNTY COMMEMORATES THE ONE- HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF SILVER.


County (required): Storey

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

URL - Website (optional): [Web Link]

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

Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed

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