Dondero House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 00.388 W 119° 50.680
11S E 253676 N 4321344
This Historical Marker is located on the fence on the east side of Main Street about halfway between Kinsey Way and Foothills Meadow Court.
Waymark Code: WMFM3V
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/02/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 4

Two Italian brothers built this house which was part of the small Dondero Ranch.
Marker Title (required): Dondero House

Marker Text (required):
Italian Dondero brothers, Joseph & John B, came to Genoa in 1863. They built this simple, unadorned farm house c. 1865 on 22 acres later called "Dondero Ranch". The barn & original hay rake are c. 18970. The stone-lined, hand-dug well is still used. The house, with some changes made to it, remains as sturdy as when built. Joseph died in his house in 1884 at age 48. In 1885 John B sold the ranch to henry Ott. John died at age 88 in California.

County (required): Douglas

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

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Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

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

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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