By Ronald M. James,Susan A. James
The city’s tale didn't finish while the Comstock Lode performed out. starting within the Thirties, bohemian artists, literati, and travelers have been intrigued by means of this remnant of the previous West. The chief of Manhattan’s café society, Lucius Beebe, moved the following and relaunched the Territorial Enterprise in 1950. Television’s preferred western from 1959 to 1973, Bonanza, positioned its fictional Ponderosa Ranch close by. in the summertime of 1965, a handful of Bay zone musicians, together with significant Brother and the conserving corporation, played on the purple puppy Saloon and introduced psychedelic rock, a part of the foundation for a defining decade of minor tradition. this day it's either a countrywide old Landmark District and a residing neighborhood. viewers come to get pleasure from its saloons and eating places, appreciate its structure, and research from its museums and shows. A brief historical past of Virginia City will increase their adventure and also will be loved by way of someone attracted to the historical past of Nevada, mining, and the previous West.
• contains an illustrated strolling journey describing greater than thirty constructions and sites
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