Mark Twain Museum

Local nameMark Twain Museum at the Territorial Enterprise
LocationVirginia City, USA

The Territorial Enterprise, founded by William Jernegan and Alfred James on December 18, 1858, was a newspaper published in Virginia City, Nevada. The paper was published for its first two years in Genoa in what was then Utah Territory. New owners Jonathan Williams and J. B. Woolard moved the paper to Carson City, the capital of the territory, in 1859. The paper changed hands again the next year; Joseph T. Goodman and Dennis E. McCarthy moved it again, this time to Virginia City, in 1860.

Noted author Mark Twain worked for the paper during the 1860s along with writer Dan DeQuille. The young Sam Clemens was hired to cover for DeQuille, who took time off to visit his family in Iowa. Later, Mark Twain and Dan DeQuille, lifelong friends, shared a room at 25 North B St. in Virginia City, steps from the Enterprise offices.

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Phone +1 775 847 0525

Address 23 South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440, USA

Coordinates 39°18'34.79" N -119°39'0.234" E

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