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634. North American Hotel, on the Western Summit, Placerville Route.

Mrs. William Ormsby

Date of photo: 1861
Photographer: Unknown

Source: Carson City: The Early Years

Tags: mrsormsby, ormsby, people,

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This is Mrs. Ormsby, wife of Major William Ormsby who built the Ormsby House. She was widowed in 1860 when her husband was killed in the Paiute War, but stayed active in Carson City society.


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Date Uploaded: January 14, 2008

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/tey0016

Source: Carson City: The Early Years

Source Caption: Mrs. William Ormsby was a prominent woman in Carson City in the early years. She appeared in this drawing wearing her Paris-made ball gown which she wore to the Nevada Territorial Ball in October 1861. This dress is stored today at the Nevada State Museum's Russell Clothing and Textile Center in Carson City.

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