Mono County Points of Interest
A distinctive local landmark and nationally renowned tourist attraction. It was the creation of - Nellie Bly O'Bryan (1893-1984), visionary, entrepreneur and long time resident of the Mono Basin.
Originally, located along US 395 north of the Tioga Lodge, it was inspired by two children's stories - "Upside Down Land" and "The Upsidedownians." Upon her death in 1984 The Upside-Down House fell into disrepair until....October 9, 2000 when it was rescued and moved to this site.
Although its tenure as Mono County's first "man-made" tourist attraction was brief (1956-1968), it made a lasting contribution to the promotion and development of the Eastern Sierra.
Dedicate July 8, 2001 by
E Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64 and the Mono Basin Historical Society