Union Hotel & Post Office
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 14.169 W 119° 35.438
11S E 276404 N 4346181
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.
Waymark Code: WMF8MZ
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 09/10/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 6

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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