Virginia City Historic District

Local nameVirginia City Historic District
LocationVirginia City, USA

Virginia City Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District encompassing the former mining villages of Virginia City and Gold Hill, both in Storey County, as well as Dayton and Silver City, both to the south in adjacent Lyon County, Nevada, United States. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961, the district is one of only six in the state of Nevada.Virginia City was the prototype for future frontier mining boom towns, with its industrialization and urbanization. It owed its success to the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_City_Historic_District_(Virginia_City,_Nevada)

More information http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/nevada/vhd.htm

Address 39 S C St, 89440, United States

Coordinates 39°18'37.001" N -119°38'57.998" E

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