The Winters Ranch
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CharlyBaltimore
N 39° 18.620 W 119° 49.405
11S E 256567 N 4355017
Nevada State Historical Marker #94 located near Exit 50 off Highway 580.
Waymark Code: WMN37J
Location: Timor-Leste
Date Posted: 12/17/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 12

The Winters Ranch marker explains the settling of this area by Theodore Winters and his family.
Marker Title (required): The Winters Ranch

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 94

Marker Text (required):
RANCHO DEL SIERRA This large Carpenter-Gothic style structure, completed about 1864, was the ranch home of Theodore and Maggie Winters and their seven children. Originally this area was settled by Mormons, and the ranch was purchased from Mormons by Winters and brother, from the proceeds of the Comstock. Theodore Winters immediately set out to enlarge his property, and built the mansion you see. The ranch, at one time, consisted of around 6,000 acres. Winters raised outstanding race horses; raced them here. He also had a large dairy operation; raised beef cattle, work horses, and sheep. Theodore Winters was active in politics, being elected territorial representative in 1862.

County (required): Washoe (Reno)

Marker Type (required): Full Size (with blue painted mesh)

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

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