Stewart-Nye Residence - Carson City, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 39° 09.840 W 119° 46.238
11S E 260622 N 4338632
A plaque on the side of the Stewart-Nye Residence.
Waymark Code: WMBEA1
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 05/11/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 16

The reisidence is now offices. The plaque is located in front of a hedge on the property.
Marker Title (required): Stewart-Nye Residence

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 175

Marker Text (required):
This house was built about 1860 of local sandstone for William Morris Stewart who lived here until 1862. He sold it to the territorial governor of Nevada, James W. Nye. The two men served as Nevada's first United States Senators after the territory achieved statehood. Stewart, serving from 1864 to 1875 and again from 1887 to 1905. Nye served from 1864 to 1873. Both men were originally New Yorkers. Subsequently the house became the home of Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, George F. Talbot. In 1917 he sold the house and block to the Roman Catholic Bishop. Since that time it has served as the rectory for the Roman Catholic Church, St. Teresa of Avila, located across King Street.

County (required): Carson City

Marker Type (required): Full Size (with blue painted mesh)

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): none

Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed

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