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Nevada Historical MarkersEmigrant - Donner Camp

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A little marker on Loreto Lane at the edge of a micro park at the base of Rattlesnake Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 10/17/2011

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Signs of HistoryEmigrant Trail--Truckee River Route - Reno, NV

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The last place you'd expect to find an emigrant trail historical marker, but here it is, residing next to the Reno Convention Center along E Peckham Lane in Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: 8/16/2016

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Nevada Historical MarkersJunction House - Reno, NV

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Junction House marker in front of the Atlantis resort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 3/16/2017

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Nevada Historical MarkersHuffaker's

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Nevada State Historical Marker No. 238 is located in front of the GEICO car rental and insurance office at the intersection of South Meadows Parkway and South Virginia Street in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: 5/2/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersMoana Springs

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Nevada State Historical Marker No. 234 is located in front of the Moana Swimming Pool at 240 W Moana Lane in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: 9/16/2014

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Nevada Historical Markers#248 - V&T Railroad Right of Way

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The Marker is located on a tiny strip of green in a City of Reno Park at Center Street and Holcomb Avenue in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RenoRosebud

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/6/2007

last visited: never

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Nevada Historical MarkersGlendale School - Sparks, NV

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A plaque on the facade of the Glendale School in Sparks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 5/3/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersSouthern Pacific Railroad Yards

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Historical marker in Sparks at the corner of "B" Street and Pyramid Way

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 5/3/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersChinese in Nevada - Sparks, NV

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A sign about the Chinese in Nevada in downtown Sparks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 5/3/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersConey Island

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This marker is located in Sparks near the corner of Prater Way and Galletti Way.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 2/18/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersSparks - Sparks, NV

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The Sparks marker in in Deer Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMajor General Jesse Lee Reno - Powning Veterans Memorial Park - Reno, NV

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This sign of history is monumented on a large boulder within Powland Veterans Memorial Park that makes up the base for a statue of Civil War hero General Jesse Lee Reno, whom this city is named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/23/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySpanish American War Memorial - Powning Veterans Memorial Park - Reno, NV

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This historical placard resides in the Powning Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/23/2013

last visited: 6/21/2012

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Signs of HistoryThe Reno Arch - Reno, NV

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This iconic symbol of 'The Biggest Little City in the World' is the original arch of the city and after numerous moves, currently resides here on Lake Street, near the Truckee River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 3/3/2023

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Signs of HistoryReno at the Crossroads - Reno, NV

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This historical placard resides in front of the National Automobile Museum and near the famous original Reno Arch on S Lake Street in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Nevada Historical MarkersThe Fight of the Century

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This marker, commemorating the 1910 "Fight of the century" is located at the corner of East 4th Street and Toano Streets in Reno, Nv.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 2/18/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersReno

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This marker is located on St. Virginia Street near the Washoe County District Court building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/18/2006

last visited: 6/21/2012

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Nevada Historical MarkersFrederick Joseph DeLongchamps

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This marker sits next to another marker on the lawn on S. Virginia street between the Post Office and the Truckee River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 6/21/2012

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Nevada Historical MarkersSite of Nevada's First Public Library

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This marker is sitting on the grassy area outside of the post office on S. Virginia Street, near the Truckee River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 6/21/2012

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Signs of HistorySite Pioneer Fording Place - Reno, NV

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A plaque on the Virginia St bridge in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 1/9/2014

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E Clampus Vitus Historical Markers(former) Lake's Crossing - Reno, NV

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former ECV Marker located on the west side of Virginia Street at the bridge crossing the Truckee River in downtown Reno, Nevada

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: 8/11/2014

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Nevada Historical MarkersLake Mansion

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Historical marker on the corner of Arlington and Court. The Nevada ghas the old address of the intersection of South Virginia Street and Kietzke Lane (the house was moved)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 10/17/2010

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Signs of HistoryReno's Beginning - Reno, NV

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This historical placard resides along Truckee Lane in the NW corner of the Virginia Street Bridge and in the heart of downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Truckee River - Reno, NV

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This relief map highlights some former historical locations here along the Truckee River and placed by the Rotary Club of Reno in 1979.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBirthplace of Denim Jeans - Reno, NV

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A plaque in Reno marking the Birthplace of Denim Jeans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: 6/21/2012

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