Jensen/Schacht House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 56.400 W 119° 44.842
11S E 261880 N 4313708
This Historic Marker is mounted on a post in front of the dental office at 1235 Eddy Street in Gardnerville, Nevada.
Waymark Code: WMFM4C
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/02/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 2

The original owners of this house were very successful in Gardnerville and the Carson Valley.
Marker Title (required): Jensen/Schacht House

Marker Text (required):
1235 Eddy Street Vernacular Neoclassical Rowhouse Style The Jensen Family emigrated from Denmark in the late nineteenth century. As Gardnerville grew, Arendt Jensen, Sr. took advantage of the growing economy becoming a successful businessman and banker. The Jensen Family's merchandise store was located on main street along the main stage and freight line. Douglas County Farmer's Bank started by Jensen was the first bank in the Carson Valley. Owning much of the land in this general area, Jensen conveyed some parcels to family members as the Jensen family grew. This brick bungalow was constructed for Jensen's parents in 1916. The home is now owned by the Dr. Michael Fisher family and is used as a professional dental practice.

County (required): Douglas

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): None

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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