Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Washoe County

Lake Tahoe State Park Lake Tahoe State Park
28 February 2008

State Route 447 North of Gerlach The Loneliest Cow in America
19 October 2016

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Name Address City Year Authority ID Sort Address Sort Name
20th Century Club335 West First StreetReno1925National1983001113 Street 01 W 033520th Century Club
Alamo Ranchhouse20205 South Virginia StreetSteamboat1887National1979001466Virginia S 20205Alamo Ranchhouse
Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity House205 University TerraceRenoNational2003001508University 0205Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity House
Applegate Trail 194WD RoadBlack Rock DesertPOI4WDApplegate Trail 19
Applegate Trail 204WD RoadBlack Rock DesertPOI4WDApplegate Trail 20
Applegate Trail 214WD RoadBlack Rock DesertPOI4WDApplegate Trail 21
Applegate Trail 224WD RoadBlack Rock DesertPOI4WDApplegate Trail 22
Applegate Trail 23County Road 8ARuralPOI8AApplegate Trail 23
Applegate Trail 23ANear County Road 8ARuralPOI8AApplegate Trail 23A
Applegate Trail 23B4WD RoadRuralPOI4WDApplegate Trail 23B
Applegate Trail 24County Road 34VyaPOI34Applegate Trail 24
Applegate Trail 25County Road 8AVyaPOI8AApplegate Trail 25
Applegate Trail 25ACounty Road 8ARuralPOI8AApplegate Trail 25A
Applegate Trail 25BCounty Road 8ARuralPOI8AApplegate Trail 25B
Applegate Trail 26County Road 8ARuralPOI8AApplegate Trail 26
Applegate-Lassen TrailRye Patch Northwest to California BorderRye PatchNational1978001722Rye PatchApplegate-Lassen Trail
Bank of Sparks 948 Victorian AvenueSparksNational2007001013Victorian 0948Bank of Sparks
Barnard House950 Joaquin Miller DriveReno1930National2002000874Joaquin 095Barnard House
Battles of Pyramid LakeState Route 447, Seven Miles South of NixonBeckwourth TrailNevada148447-50Battles of Pyramid Lake
Beckwourth Trail 1Tahoe Pyramid BikewaySparksPOITahoe PyramidBeckwourth Trail 1
Beckwourth Trail 21450 C StreetSparksPOI Street C 1450Beckwourth Trail 2
Beckwourth Trail 3635 Ferrari McLeod BoulevardRenoPOIFerrari McLeodBeckwourth Trail 3
Beckwourth Trail 4995 North Hills BoulevardRenoPOINorth Hills 0995Beckwourth Trail 4
Beckwourth Trail 58755 North Red Rock RoadRenoPOIRed Rock North 8755Beckwourth Trail 5
Beckwourth Trail 6US 395 Frontege Road RenoPOI395-05Beckwourth Trail 6
Bell Telephone of Nevada 100 North Center StreetRenoNational1986002260Center N 0100Bell Telephone of Nevada
Bethel AME Church220 Bell StreetReno1910National2001000587Bell 0220Bethel AME Church
Billinghurst House729 Evans AvenueRenoNational1974001151Evans 0729Billinghurst House
Black Rock CityState Route 34Black Rock DesertPOI034-10Black Rock City
Bowers Mansion4005 Old Highway 395 SouthWashoe Valley1863National1976001143395-70Bowers Mansion
Bowers Mansion4005 Old Highway 395 SouthWashoe Valley1863Nevada166395-70Bowers Mansion
Brown Ranch12945 Old Virginia RoadRenoNational1994001471Old Virginia 12945Brown Ranch
Burke House36 Steward StreetReno1908National1984002077Steward 0036Burke House
Burke-Berryman House418 Cheney StreetReno1909National2004000984Cherry 0418Burke-Berryman House
California Building1000 Cowan Drive in Idlewild ParkReno1927National1992001257Cowan 1000California Building
California-Nevada Boundary MarkerHenness Pass Road at Nevada/California BorderVerdi1872National1981000387HennessCalifornia-Nevada Boundary Marker
Cal-Vada Lodge HotelState Route 28 and Stateline RoadCrystal Bay1935National1994000551028-10Cal-Vada Lodge Hotel
Chinese in NevadaVictorian Avenue and Pyramid Way Sparks1849Nevada29VictorianChinese in Nevada
Cliff Ranch District7635 Old Highway 395 SouthWashoe ValleyNational1985002428395-90Cliff Ranch District
Clifford House339 Ralston StreetReno1885National1983001114Ralston 0339Clifford House
Coney IslandGaletti Way and East Fourth StreetRenoNevada240GalettiConey Island
Crystal PeakHenness Pass Road at Nevada/California BorderVerdi1864POIHennessCrystal Peak
Crystal Peak Toll Bridge Bridge StreetVerdi1860POIBridgeCrystal Peak Toll Bridge
El Cortez Hotel239 West 2nd StreetReno1931National1984002078 Street 02 W 0239El Cortez Hotel
Emigrant-Donner CampRio Poco Road and Creekside CircleReno1846Nevada253Rio PocoEmigrant-Donner Camp
Field Matron's Cottage1995 East Second StreetRenoNational2003000416 Street 02 E 1995Field Matron's Cottage
Fight of the CenturyEast 4th and Toana StreetsReno1910Nevada220 Street 04 E 9999Fight of the Century
First Church of Christ, Scientist501 Riverside DriveReno1939National1999000939Riverside 0501First Church of Christ, Scientist
First Public LibrarySouth Virginia and Mill StreetsRenoNevada247Virginia SFirst Public Library
First United Methodist Church209 West 1st StreetReno1925National1983001115 Street 01 W 0209First United Methodist Church
Fleischmann Atmospherium PlanetariumNorth Virginia Street on University of Nevada CampusRenoNational1994001148Virginia NFleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium
Fly GeyserState Route 34Black Rock DesertPOI034-20Fly Geyser
Francovich House557 Washington StreetReno1899National1983001116Washington 0557Francovich House
FranktownOld US 395 South and Franktown RoadFranktown1855Nevada114395-80Franktown
Frederick Joseph DeLongchampsSouth Virginia and Mill StreetsRenoNevada245Virginia SFrederick Joseph DeLongchamps
Frey Ranch1140 West Peckham LaneReno1870National1999000267Peckham W 1140Frey Ranch
GalenaCallahan Ranch Trail at Galena CreekReno1860Nevada212CallahanGalena
Galena Creek Fish HatcheryState Route 431Galena Creek Park1931Nevada267431-00Galena Creek Fish Hatchery
Garvey House589-599 California AvenueReno1934National2003001510California 0589Garvey House
Geiger Lookout Wayside ParkState Route 341 Virginia City1862POI341-10Geiger Lookout Wayside Park
Geiger StationToll Road at Ravazza Road South of RenoReno1860Nevada218TollGeiger Station
GerlachState Route 447GerlachNevada152447-10Gerlach
Gerlach Water TowerMain StreetGerlachNational1981000385MainGerlach Water Tower
Giraud House442 Flint StreetReno1914National1984002079Flint 0442Giraud House
Glendale School905 Victorian AvenueSparks1864National1978001729Victorian 0905Glendale School
Glendale School905 Victorian AvenueSparks1864Nevada169Victorian 0905Glendale School
Governor Emmet Derby Boyle435 Stoker Avenue (Sequoia and Juniper in Mountain View Cemetery)RenoNevada265Stoker 0435Governor Emmet Derby Boyle
Graham House548 California AvenueReno1928National1983001117California 0548Graham House
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery10th and Angel StreetsReno1890Nevada79 Street 10Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial TreeEast Ninth and North Center StreetsRenoNevada81 Street 09Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Tree
Gray House457 Court StreetReno1911National1987001472Court 0457Gray House
Great Incline of the Sierra NevadaState Route 28 near Ponderosa Ranch RoadIncline Village1880Nevada246028-20Great Incline of the Sierra Nevada
Great Train RobberyBridge Street and South Verdi Road Verdi1870Nevada128BridgeGreat Train Robbery
Greystone Castle970 Joaquin Miller DriveReno1930National2002000875Joaquin 0970Greystone Castle
Hawkins House549 Court StreetReno1911National1979001465Court 0549Hawkins House
Henness Pass RoadHenness Pass Road at Nevada/California BorderVerdi1849POIHennessHenness Pass Road
High Rock CanyonState Route 34 and the Road to High Rock LakeGerlachNevada149034-00High Rock Canyon
Historic TransportationNorth Virginia Street at Red Rock RoadRenoNevada256Virginia N 0010Historic Transportation
Huffaker's9825 South Virginia StreetSouth Reno1859Nevada238VirginiaHuffaker's
Humphrey House467 Ralston StreetReno1906National1983001118Ralston 0467Humphrey House
Immaculate Conception Church528 Pyramid WaySparks1932National1992001700Pyramid 0590Immaculate Conception Church
Junction House3800 South Virginia StreetReno1853Nevada4Virginia S 3800Junction House
Kind House751 Marsh AvenueRenoNational2005001121Marsh 0751Kind House
Lake Mansion250 Court StreetReno1877National1972000767Court 0250Lake Mansion
Lake Mansion250 Court StreetReno1877Nevada227Court 0250Lake Mansion
Landrum's Hamburger System No. 11300 South Virginia StreetReno1947National1998001303Virginia S 1300Landrum's Hamburger System No. 1
Levy House111-121 California AvenueReno1906National1983001119California 0111Levy House
Lincoln Highway Bridge RailsI-80 Eastbound Scenic View at Milepost 6VerdiPOI080-20Lincoln Highway Bridge Rails
MacKay School of Mines BuildingNorth End of The QuadRenoNational1982003258University of NevadaMacKay School of Mines Building
Mapes Hotel and Casino 10 North Virginia StreetReno1947National1984002081Virginia N 0010Mapes Hotel and Casino
McCarthy-Platt House1000 Plumas StreetReno1900National1984002080Plumas 1000McCarthy-Platt House
McKinley Park SchoolRiverside Drive and Keystone AvenueReno1909National1985002406RiversideMcKinley Park School
Miller-Rowe/Holgate House18 Winter StreetReno1902National2005000470Winter 0018Miller-Rowe/Holgate House
Moana SpringsWest Moana Lane at Ballpark EntranceReno1905Nevada234MoanaMoana Springs
Morrill HallSouth End of The QuadRenoNational1974001152University of NevadaMorrill Hall
Mount Rose Elementary School915 Lander StreetReno1912National1977000841Lander 0915Mount Rose Elementary School
Mount Rose Weather ObservatorySummit of State Route 431 (Mount Rose Highway)Mount Rose1905Nevada230431-10Mount Rose Weather Observatory
NCO Railroad Depot325 East 4th StreetReno1910National1980002469 Street 04 E 0325NCO Railroad Depot
NCO Railroad Depot325 East 4th StreetReno1910Nevada210 Street 04 E 0325NCO Railroad Depot
NCO Railway Locomotive House and Machine Shop401 East 4th StreetReno1889National1983001120 Street 04 E 0401NCO Railway Locomotive House and Machine Shop
Newlands House17 Elm CourtRenoNational1966000459Elm 0017Newlands House
Nichols School400-406 Pyramid WaySparks1917National2002001277Pyramid 0400Nichols School
Nobles Trail 06County Road 34GerlachPOI034-10Nobles Trail 06
Nobles Trail 07County Road 34GerlachPOI034-20Nobles Trail 07
Nobles Trail 08SR 447GerlachPOI447-10Nobles Trail 08
Nobles Trail 09Surprise Valley RoadDesertPOISurprise 40Nobles Trail 09
Nobles Trail 09ASurprise Valley RoadDesertPOISurprise 40Nobles Trail 09A
Nobles Trail 10Surprise Valley RoadDesertPOISurprise 50Nobles Trail 10
Nobles Trail 11Surprise Valley RoadDesertPOISurprise 60Nobles Trail 11
Nobles Trail 12Surprise Valley RoadDesertPOISurprise 70Nobles Trail 12
Nobles Trail 12ABurro Mountain RoadDesertPOIBurroNobles Trail 12A
Nobles Trail 13Smoke Creek RoadDesertPOISmoke CreekNobles Trail 13
Nobles Trail 14Smoke Creek RoadDesertPOISmoke CreekNobles Trail 14
Nobles Trail 15Smoke Creek Ranch RoadDesertPOISmoke Creek RanchNobles Trail 15
Nortonia Boarding House150 Ridge StreetReno1900National1983001121Ridge 0150Nortonia Boarding House
Nystrom Guest House333 Ralston StreetRenoNational2000000339Ralston 0333Nystrom Guest House
Odd Fellows Building 133 North Sierra StreetRenoNational1978001730Sierra N 0133Odd Fellows Building
Olinghouse (Missing)State Route 447OlinghouseNevada24447-10Olinghouse (Missing)
Ophir MillOld US 395 Near Maranatha RoadWashoe Valley1861POI395-65Ophir Mill
Patrick Ranch House1225 Gordon AvenueReno1901National2003000417Gordon 1225Patrick Ranch House
Peavine Ranch11220 North Virginia StreetRenoNational2000000337Virginia N 11220Peavine Ranch
Pincolini HotelLake Street at East 2nd StreetReno1922National1984000086Lake 0214Pincolini Hotel
Pioneer Theater-Auditorium100 South Virginia StreetReno1967National2004001528Virginia S 0100Pioneer Theater-Auditorium
Pyramid LakeState Route 445 One Mile Southwest of State Route 446Pyramid LakeNevada18445-00Pyramid Lake
Rainier Brewing Company Bottling Plant310 Spokane StreetReno1905National1980002470Spokane 0310Rainier Brewing Company Bottling Plant
RenoSouth Virginia and Mill StreetsReno1868Nevada30Virginia SReno
Reno ArchLake Street on South Bank of Truckee RiverReno1926POILake 0214Reno Arch
Reno Main Post Office50 South Virginia StreetRenoNational1990000135Virginia S 0050Reno Main Post Office
Reno National Bank204 North Virginia StreetReno1915National1986002257Virginia N 0204Reno National Bank
Riverside Hotel17 South Virginia StreetRenoNational1986002256Virginia S 0017Riverside Hotel
Riverside Mill Company Flourmill 345 East 2nd StreetRenoNational1982003259 Street 02 0345Riverside Mill Company Flourmill
Robison House409 13th StreetSparks1904National2006000895 Avenue 13 0409Robison House
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral300 and 310 West Second StreetReno1908POI Street 02 0300Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral
Sand HarborState Route 28 Near San Harbor Boat LaunchLake Tahoe Nevada State ParkNevada221028-30Sand Harbor
Southern Pacific Railroad Repair Shops599 Nugget AvenueSparks1904National1982005066Nugget 0599Southern Pacific Railroad Repair Shops
Southern Pacific Railroad YardsPyramid Way at I-80 OverpassSparks1904Nevada189PyramidSouthern Pacific Railroad Yards
Southside School190 East Liberty StreetReno1936National1993000683Liberty E 0190Southside School
SparksPrater Way and Rock Boulevard in Deer ParkSparks1905Nevada88PraterSparks
Steamboat SpringsUS 395Reno1860Nevada198395-50Steamboat Springs
Truckee River Route 11Truckee River GreenbeltRenoPOITruckee River GreenbeltTruckee River Route 11
Truckee River Route 12Short LaneHidden ValleyPOIShortTruckee River Route 12
Truckee River Route 16Silvert Fox CourtVerdiPOISilver FoxTruckee River Route 16
Truckee River—EastOld SR 655 at I-80 Exit 28PatrickNevada63655-10Truckee River—East
Truckee River—WestScenic View Exit on I-80 Eastbound VerdiNevada62080-10Truckee River—West
Truckee Trail 13Ranch RoadWadsworthPOIRanchTruckee Trail 13
Truckee Trail 14Wadsworth Rest Area on I-80 WestboundRuralPOI080-30Truckee Trail 14
Truckee Trail 15I-80 WestboundRuralPOI080-20Truckee Trail 15
Truckee Trail 16I-80 WestboundRuralPOI080-30Truckee Trail 16
Truckee Trail 17Lockwood RoadLockwoodPOILockwoodTruckee Trail 17
Truckee Trail 19Clean Water WayRuralPOIClean WaterTruckee Trail 19
Truckee Trail 20McCarran BoulevardRuralPOIMcCarranTruckee Trail 20
Truckee Trail 21Tahoe Pyramid BikewayRenoPOITahoe Pyramid BikewayTruckee Trail 21
Truckee Trail 22Scenic View Exit on I-80 Eastbound RuralPOI080-10Truckee Trail 22
Truckee Trail 23Crystal Peak Park StreetVerdiPOICrystal PeakTruckee Trail 23
Truckee/Donner TrailHenness Pass Road at Nevada/California BorderVerdi1845POIHennessTruckee/Donner Trail
Twaddle Mansion485 West Fifth StreetReno1905National1983001122 Street 05 W 0485Twaddle Mansion
Twaddle-Pedroli Ranch4970 Susan Lee CircleWashoe ValleyNational2000000340Susan lee 4970Twaddle-Pedroli Ranch
Tyson House242 West Liberty StreetReno1904National1983001123Liberty W 0242Tyson House
University of Nevada Reno Historic DistrictNorth Virginia StreetRenoNational1987000135VirginiaUniversity of Nevada Reno Historic District
Upson House937 Jones StreetReno1902National2003000749Jones 0937Upson House
Vachina Apartments-California Apartments45 California AvenueRenoNational1986002258California 0045Vachina Apartments-California Apartments
Verdi3rd Street Near Crystal Peak Park Verdi1867Nevada191 Street 03Verdi
Verdi Inn805 West 2nd StreetVerdi1926POI Street 02 W 0805Verdi Inn
Veterans Memorial School1200 Locust StreetReno1949National1993000690Locust 1200Veterans Memorial School
Veterans of Foreign Wars Building 301 Burris LaneRenoNational2008000511Burris 0301Veterans of Foreign Wars Building
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Right of WaySouth Center and East Taylor StreetsReno1871Nevada248CenterVirginia & Truckee Railroad Right of Way
Virginia Street BridgeVirginia Street Over Truckee RiverRenoNational1980002471VirginiaVirginia Street Bridge
Von Schmidt Monument Historic ParkHenness Pass Road at Nevada/California BorderVerdiPOIHennessVon Schmidt Monument Historic Park
WadsworthState Route 427 Near Lincoln HighwayWadsworth1868Nevada68427-10Wadsworth
Wadsworth SchoolSchool Street at Bridge StreetWadsworth1896POIVirginiaWadsworth School
Wadsworth Union ChurchVirginia Street at School StreetWadsworth1888National2004000298LincolnWadsworth Union Church
Washoe County Courthouse117 South Virginia StreetReno1909National1986002254Virginia S 0117Washoe County Courthouse
Washoe County Library-Sparks Branch814 Victorian AvenueSparks1931National1992000116Victoria 0814Washoe County Library-Sparks Branch
Whittell Estate (Thunderbird Lodge)5000 State Route 28Incline VillageNational2000001207028-40Whittell Estate (Thunderbird Lodge)
Winters Ranch (Clampers)US 395 Near Winters CreekWashoe Valley1858POI395-60Winters Ranch (Clampers)
Winters' Ranch (Nevada Marker)US 395 Near Winters CreekWashoe Valley1858Nevada94395-60Winters' Ranch (Nevada Marker)
Winters Ranch (NRHP)US 395 Near Winters CreekWashoe Valley1858National1974001150395-60Winters Ranch (NRHP)
Withers Log House344 Wassou RoadCrystal Bay1931National2000000341Wassou 0344Withers Log House
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