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Douglas County Nevada Exploration Guide

Douglas County

  • County Seat: Minden
  • Established: 1861
  • Origin: Original
  • Background: Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813–1861), a former United States Senator from Illinois. 
  • Area: 710 sq mi
  • Population: 46,997

Historical Points of Interest in Douglas County

Nevada Historical Markers in Douglas County Nevada

Douglas County is home to eighteen Nevada Historical Markers.

As we visit each we will link the articles below for you to learn more about the history of the site the marker represents.

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  1. #12 Nevada’s Birthplace 
  2. #117 Kingsbury Grade 
  3. #118 Luther Canyon 
  4. #120 Walley’s Hot Springs 
  5. #121 Mottsville 
  6. #122 Sheridan 
  7. #123 Cradlebaugh Bridge 
  8. #124 Boyd Toll Road
  9. #125 Twelve Mile House
  10. #126 Double Springs, Nevada 
  11. #129 Gardnerville 
  12. #130 Minden 
  13. #131 Dresslerville
  14. #207 Carson Valley 
  15. #219 Glenbrook 
  16. #225 Spooner Area (Logging and Lumber Period: 1868-1895)
  17. #226 Cave Rock – De’ek Wadapush
  18. #261 Spooner Summit 

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Douglas County