Mackay Mansion Overview
Once owned by John Mackay, the richest man the Comstock ever produced, this elegant mansion was built in the 1860s. It served as the office for the Gould & Curry Mining Company and
the headquarters for Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O’Brian – “Silver Kings” of the Comstock.
Small blue marker
Nevada Historical Marker Number
Mackay Mansion is Nevada Historical Marker #132.
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Nevada Historical Marker Transcription
Once owned by John Mackay, this elegant mansion also served as the office for the Gould & Curry Mining Company. Mackay, an Irish-born immigrant, was the richest man the Comstock ever produced. Built in the 1860s, when George Heart played an important role in the company, this building became the headquarters for Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O’Brian — “Silver Kings” of the Comstock.
STATE HISTORIC MARKER NO. 132
STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE
NEVADA LANDMARKS SOCIETY