Union Hotel & Post Office
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 14.169 W 119° 35.438
11S E 276404 N 4346181
Quick Description: Nevada State Historical Marker No. 186 is located in front of the building which was the Post Office and Union Hotel at Main Street and Pike Street in Dayton.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2012 7:53:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMF8MZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 6

Long Description:
This Historic Marker relates the origins of some of the early buildings in Dayton.
Marker Title (required): Union Hotel & Post Office

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 186

Marker Text (required):
The original Union Hotel was located across the street. It was rebuilt here in 1870 after a fire destroyed the old hotel. The former post office site originally housed the dining room and a barber shop. The free standing rock wall is the original wall of the overland stage station and Pony Express stop.

County (required): Lyon

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

Other Marker Type (optional): None

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

URL - Website (optional): [Web Link]

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