International Hotel Overview
This was the first commercial building constructed in Austin.
It was built in 1863 of lumber from the first International Hotel, constructed in Virginia City.
Nevada Historical Marker Number
International Hotel is Nevada Historical Marker #208.
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Nevada Historical Marker Transcription
FIRST COMMERCIAL BUILDING
CONSTRUCTED IN AUSTIN
This structure was built of lumber from the first International Hotel, constructed in Virginia City.
David E. Buel constructed the hotel after being refused a free lot in Clifton at the mouth of the canyon below. Buel, Frederick Baker, W.C. Harrington, and John Veatch located and recorded the original townsite of Austin.
STATE HISTORIC MARKER No. 208
STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE