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Irving McDonald House

The Irving McDonald House, located in the historic heart of Tonopah, Nevada, stands as a testament to early 20th-century architecture and local history. Built in 1906, this stone house echoes the story of the town’s past and its notable inhabitants.

Irving McDonald House

Irving McDonald House Overview

The Irving McDonald House is renowned for its architectural significance and historical association with businessman and lawyer Irving McDonald. This stone-built residence exemplifies the local stone residential construction style of the early 1900s.

National Register Number

NRHP Reference No. 82003235

Year Established/Founded


Irving McDonald House History

The house gained historical significance primarily due to its association with Irving McDonald, a prominent local businessman and lawyer. It represents the architectural style of the early 20th century in Tonopah.


  • 1906: The Irving McDonald House was constructed.
  • 1982: It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

GPS Coordinates

38°03′54″N 117°13′57″W (38.06491, -117.23253)

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191 Booker, Tonopah, Nevada

The Irving McDonald House in Tonopah, not just a structure of stone and mortar, is a portal to the bygone era of Nevada’s rich history, encapsulating the legacy of its people and the architectural ingenuity of the early 20th century.

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