Mackay Mansion
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N 39° 18.398 W 119° 39.013
11S E 271490 N 4354153
Nevada State Historical Marker No. 132 is mounted on the front of the Mackay Mansion at 129 S D Street in Virginia City.
Waymark Code: WMFMD2
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/03/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
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Mackay Mansion

Once the residence of John Mackay, this elegant mansion also served as the office for the Gould & Curry Mining Company. Mackay, an Irish-born immigrant, was the richest man the Comstock ever produced. Built in the 1860s, this building survived the “Great Fire of 1875” and was the headquarters for Mackay, Flair, Flood and O’Brien – “Silver Kings” of the Comstock.

State Historic Marker No. 132
Division of Historic Preservation & Archeology
Nevada Landmarks Society

Marker Title (required): Mackay Mansion

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 132

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County (required): Storey

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

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Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

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