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Nye County Mercantile Company Building

Discover the Nye County Mercantile Company Building, a historic landmark in Tonopah, Nevada. This building stands as a significant representation of the early commercial architecture in the area.

Nye County Mercantile Company Building

Nye County Mercantile Company Building Overview

The Nye County Mercantile Company Building, constructed in 1905, is a historic two-story building located on Main Street in Tonopah, Nevada. It is one of the first structures in the town built with concrete blocks, a popular building material at the time.

National Register Number

The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places with the reference number 82003239.

Year Established/Founded

The building was constructed in 1905.

Nye County Mercantile Company Building History

Henry C. Cutting, a prominent businessman, built the building to house his mercantile business. Initially, Cutting opened Tonopah’s first mercantile business, which he later reorganized as the Nye County Mercantile Company when constructing this new building.

Timeline

  • 1905: Construction of the Nye County Mercantile Company Building.

County

Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada.

GPS Coordinates

The building is located at 147 Main St., Tonopah, Nevada.

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Location

The building is located at 147 Main St., Tonopah, Nevada.

The Nye County Mercantile Company Building, with its historical significance and architectural distinction, offers a glimpse into the commercial evolution of Tonopah during the early 20th century.

References Used

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  • Wikipedia article on the Nye County Mercantile Company Building​1​.
  • Historic One’s National Register Listing for the Nye County Mercantile Company Building​2​.