[Note: Another photo from the past showing places we have been.] On September 20, 2011, Elaine and I and Kerby visited Virginia City NV in our motorhome. We got a chance to explore some of the historic places in this old silver mining center and took in the atmosphere of the town. One place I enjoyed more than anything else was the 4th Ward School Museum. Lots of history shown there on several floors, telling the story of Virginia City and its many famous players. The photo shows C Street – the main street in Virginia City – and the historic Delta Saloon. The famous Suicide Table in the Delta is where (at least) three people died by their own hand as a result of gambling losses. Continue reading Look Back: Virginia City NV. Temperature dropping. Board meeting.
We spent almost five hours in Virginia City, but wished we had a few days! There is so much to see and do – we only scratched the surface. We took a trolley ride, a train ride, visited some museums, had lunch, and poked around in several shops. We had no idea how much there is to see and do, nor did we have any idea how important Virginia City was not only to Nevada but to the whole country. Continue reading Bonanza Boomtown – Virginia City