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Nevada Historical MarkersHistoric Transportation, Lemmon Valley, NV

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Just a bit of a jaunt off of highway 395 and you can visit this history sign!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/21/2012

last visited: 5/18/2015

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Nevada Historical MarkersCivil War Plot

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This marker sits at the edge of a Grand Army of the Republic cemetary near the corner of W. 10th St. and Angel St. in Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/18/2006

last visited: 10/17/2010

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Nevada Historical MarkersTruckee River - West

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Located in a viewpoint area off I-80 just inside the Nevada/California border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: 11/8/2018

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Signs of HistoryThe Lincoln Highway Bridge Rails - Reno, Nevada

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This sign tells the story of these unique bridge rails, which were designed by A. F. Neidt to commemorate the passing of the Lincoln Highway through Washoe County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryReno's First Flagstaff - University of Nevada Reno - Reno, Nevada

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A remnant of the original Reno flagstaff, displayed on the Unversity of Nevada Reno campus, in Reno, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/13/2012

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Signs of HistoryMorrill Hall, 1887 - University of Nevada, Reno

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This historical marker hangs near the front entrance to the Morrill Hall Alumni Center on the campus of the University of Nevada in Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/8/2014

last visited: never

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Nevada Historical MarkersGrand Army of the Republic Memorial Tree

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This marker is under a huge tree at the corner of 9th and Center across from the UNR Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/18/2006

last visited: 9/12/2011

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Commercial CommemorationsPony Express Memorial - 150th - Sparks NV

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In 1860, Waddell and Majors initiated a twice weekly mail service between St Joseph Missouri and Sacramento CA. This statue in the Legends Mall commemorates the 80 young riders who rode the mail relays through bad weather, poor trails, Indian attack

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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Nevada Historical MarkersThe Great Train Robbery - Verdi, NV

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A plaque about the The Great Train Robbery in Verdi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 8/3/2014

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersThe Great Train Robbery - Verdi, NV

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A plaque about the The Great Train Robbery in Verdi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: never

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Nevada Historical MarkersNevada-California-Oregon Railroad Depot (1910)

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Marker in Reno at the corder of Record and 4th Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 12/14/2013

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Nevada Historical MarkersVerdi - Verdi, NV

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A plaque about Verdi, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 4/27/2012

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Signs of HistoryV&T 1869 - 1950 - Reno, NV

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A plaque in front of the Amtrak station in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 10/16/2012

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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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Signs of HistorySullivan and Kelly Ditch - Reno, NV

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A plaque about a ditch in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/24/2011

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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: 3/15/2017

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