The Nevada Bank of San Francisco
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 18.570 W 119° 38.995
11S E 271525 N 4354471
This marker is mounted on the north wall of the Washoe Club Museum and Saloon in the center of Virginia City.
Waymark Code: WMJ30P
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 09/14/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 4

The Nevada Bank of San Francisco

Built in 1862-63, this building was first the office of the private bankers Paxton and Thornburg. After their move to Reese River in 1864-65, it was used sporadically until The Nevada Bank of San Francisco opened January 10, 1876.

Owned by the "Big Four": Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O'Brian with Louis McLane, this bank engaged in international financial business for Nevadans for almost twenty years.

While never large, the Nevada Bank was important and successful and when closed in April, 1895, the Comstock lost a notable institution

Julia C. Bulette Chapter, E Clampus Vitus, June 24, 1972

Marker Title (required): <center><b><big>The Nevada Bank of San Francisco</b></big></center><p>

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