Mormon Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 00.245 W 119° 50.747
11S E 253571 N 4321083
This marker, erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is near the Snowshoe Thompson sculpture at Mormon Station Historic State Monument in Genoa.
Waymark Code: WMJ2V4
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 09/13/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 132
Erected June 1949
Mormon Station

?In 1851, Col. John Reese with a little band of eighteen men, crossed the great deserts and built the first trading station in Nevada, "Mormon Station". Later came more members of the Morman faith, who settled and established the town of Genoa. Among these came the first lady settler, Eliza Ann Middaugh Mott, wife of Israel Mott. The first native daughter was Louisa Beatrice Mott.

Under the leadership of Orson Hyde, the community prospered and the area became Carson County, Utah.

Washoe County, Nevada

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