Category: History

The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

The Colorful History of the Nevada California State Boundary

Thanks to Jeff Johnson. This is a great article. “With the outbreak of the Civil War the mountain of silver under Virginia City became critical to national security. Nevada became a Territory by Act of Congress on March 2, 1861….“It is interesting to note that longitude is not referenced to Greenwich, but to Washington, D.C….“Nevada…
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