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E.R. Shields House

The E.R. Shields House, a historically significant structure in Tonopah, Nevada, was built in 1904, showcasing a blend of Late Victorian details in a Neo-Colonial design. Located at 351 St. Patrick, this house is an important architectural landmark in the area.

E.R. Shields House

E.R. Shields House Overview

Recognized for its well-crafted wood frame and architectural significance, the E.R. Shields House stands as one of the best-preserved examples of such construction in Tonopah. Its association with notable Tonopah merchant E.R. Shields, who resided there from 1902 to 1919, adds to its historical importance.

National Register Number

Unknown at this time.

Year Established/Founded


E.R. Shields House History

The house is noted for its architectural style, representing a fusion of Late Victorian and Neo-Colonial elements, and for its connection to E.R. Shields, a significant figure in the local community.


  • 1904: Construction of the E.R. Shields House.
  • 1902 – 1919: E.R. Shields’ residency in the house.
  • 1982: The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Tonopah, Nye County

GPS Coordinates

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351 St. Patrick, Tonopah, Nevada

Today, the E.R. Shields House serves as a prominent example of Tonopah’s architectural and residential history, providing insights into the lifestyle and preferences of the early 20th-century inhabitants of the town.

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