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Warm Spring's Hotel

Date of photo: 1860s
Photographer: Unknown

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Tags: carsoncity, fifthstreet, warmspringshotel,

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Nevada State Library and Archives


The Warm Spring's Hotel in eastern Eagle Valley is seen here in the 1860s. This hotel was built in 1860 by Abe Curry on the site of a natural hot spring. The hotel was used as a meeting place by the Nevada Territorial Legislature, and within a couple of years was bought by the state government and turned into a prison. At the time of this photo it was still being used as a hotel. The stagecoach out front is on its way from Carson City to the Comstock, with stops at Silver City and Virginia. This was still several years before the V&T Railroad was built, so the stagecoach was the best way to travel between Carson and Virginia. The original hotel building burned in 1867.


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Date Uploaded: September 3, 2008

Source: Nevada Appeal, June 7, 2009

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