Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Storey County

Near the Chollar Mine in Virginia City, Nevada
Near the Chollar Mine in Virginia City
27 February 2008

At 264 square miles, Storey County has the smallest area of any Nevada county. However, when it was created in 1861, booming Virginia City made it the most populous county in Nevada. The name honors Captain Edward Farris Storey, killed in the Pyramid Lake Indian War of 1860 and buried in Virginia City.

Name Address City Year Authority ID Sort Address Sort Name
Chollar Mansion565 South D Street At State Route 341Virginia CityNational1993000689 Street D S 0565Chollar Mansion
Chollar MineF Street at Entrance to Chollar MineVirginia City1859Nevada209 Street FChollar Mine
Chollar RaiseMain and B StreetsVirginia CityPOIMainChollar Raise
Comstock Lode351 North C StreetVirginia City1864Nevada13 Street C N 0351Comstock Lode
Derby Diversion DamI-80 Exit 36West of FernleyNational1978001727I-80Derby Diversion Dam
Great Fire of 187543 South A StreetVirginia City1875Nevada228 Street A S 0043Great Fire of 1875
King-McBride Mansion66 South Howard StreetVirginia City1870National1998001086Howard 0066King-McBride Mansion
Mackay Mansion129 South D Street at Flowery StreetVirginia City1860Nevada132 Street D S 0129Mackay Mansion
Mark Twain23 South C StreetVirginia City1864Nevada28 Street C N 0471Mark Twain
Marlette Lake Water SystemTrailhead at Marlette ReservoirLake Tahoe Nevada State ParkNational1992001162MarletteMarlette Lake Water System
McCarthy House50 North I StreetVirginia CityNational1995001231 Street I N 0050McCarthy House
Old Geiger GradeGeiger Grade Road Near Calavaras RoadVirginia City1862Nevada211Geiger GradeOld Geiger Grade
Parish House109 South F StreetVirginia CityNational1993000688 Street F S 0109Parish House
Piper House58 North B StVirginia CityNational2011000254 Street B N 058Piper House
Piper-Beebe House2 South A StreetVirginia City1876National1993000684 Street A S 0002Piper-Beebe House
Piper's Opera House1 North B StreetVirginia City1885National1997000217 Street B N 0001Piper's Opera House
Piper's Opera House1 North B StreetVirginia City1885Nevada236 Street B N 0001Piper's Opera House
Prescott House12 Page StreetVirginia City1864National1993000687Page 0012Prescott House
Savage Mansion 146 D StreetVirginia City1861Nevada87 Street D 0146Savage Mansion
Silver Terrace Cemeteries Northern Terminus of E StreetVirginia CityNational1997000215 Street E N 0000Silver Terrace Cemeteries
Virginia City Historic DistrictVirginia City and EnvironsVirginia CityNational1966000458State Route 341 Virginia City Historic District
Virginia City Railroad Depot166 South F StreetVirginia CityPOI Street F S 0166Virginia City Railroad Depot
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