Old Genoa Bar
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 00.192 W 119° 50.781
11S E 253519 N 4320986
This Historical Marker is mounted on the front of the Old Genoa Bar at 2282 Main Street in Genoa, Nevada.
Waymark Code: WMFM2N
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/01/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 9

The Old Genoa Bar claims to be the oldest continuously operated "thirst parlor" in the state of Nevada. This term was probably adopted because of the ban on liquor during Prohibition, making the term bar of questionable use.
Marker Title (required): Old Genoa Bar

Marker Text (required):
In 1863, Al Livingston built this building and called it Livingston’s Exchange. In 1884, Frank Fettic bought it and renamed it Fettic’s Exchange. He operated it as a “Gentlemen’s Saloon” allowing no rough stuff or excessive drinking. It subsequently had three more owners until 1963 when Robert Carver purchased it. Now known as the “Old Genoa Bar” it is the oldest continually operating thirst parlor in the State of Nevada. “No Horses Allowed.”

County (required): Douglas

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): None

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

URL - Website (optional): [Web Link]

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

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