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Hidden 30 minutes outside Reno

This isn’t much more than a big rock with some historical information on it but it does highlight... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Ron H
via mobile

Located downtown VC, next to the Bucket of Blood Saloon stands this memorial to the Comstock Lode... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Murrieta, California
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This silver lode was discovered in 1859.
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“delta saloon” (2 reviews)
“obelisk” (3 reviews)
Virginia City, NV
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This isn’t much more than a big rock with some historical information on it but it does highlight how that town started and it’s easy to find and you are most likely going to pass it walking through town so definitely take the 2 minutes...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Located downtown VC, next to the Bucket of Blood Saloon stands this memorial to the Comstock Lode. Each side of the obelisk has attached an informative sign about the history of the area. A place to stop and glean a little history of the VC...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We enjoyed seeing the Obelisk and reading about Comstock Lode and Virginia City. We did this while we waiting for our tour of Virginia City which departs from this area.

Thank mini
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I like markers and this one is easy to find. Right across the street from the Delta Saloon! Don't forget to look at both plagues!

Thank TamiF1011
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a two or three day visit, There is a lot to see and do in Virginia City. Plenty to eat and drinl\k places,

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Cool structure and great reading material. This is outdoor and easy to take in in about 5 minutes. Cool photo stop!

Thank Chrystals73
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Being a Clamper and also being my first trip to Virginia City, seeing all the history that has been preserved and put up not only by the State of Nevada but by E Clampus Vitus as well made the trip more than worth it. I...More

Thank Nubbin86
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Easy forty minute drive from Reno. Good for history buffs and those like lots of saloons. Small museum and train ride. Worth an afternoon.

Thank Ralph F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a marker/memorial downtown Virginia City directly across from the Delta saloon. This marker commemorates the discovery of the "lode" on one side with a plaque and a replica pan/pick and shovel with a nugget in the pan. There is also a National Pony...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 9 July 2016

It's just so much history here for the area and how this big find of gold and silver changed the lives of so many people and the direction of this city. Definitely worth a stop

Thank Bernardo F
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