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Panaca Mercantile Store 

Panaca Mercantile Store

Panaca Mercantile Store  Overview

Nevada Historical Marker #93 is the Panaca Mercantile Store in Lincoln County, Nevada.

The sign is fixed on the side of the building as seen in the image below.

Learn more about the Nevada Historical Marker program and view other markers throughout the state. 

Year Established/Founded

The building was erected in 1868.

The location was designated as a historical marker on November 3, 1970.

Panaca Mercantile Store 

By Philkon Phil Konstantin – Own work, Public Domain,

GPS Coordinates

37° 47.427′ N, 114° 23.219′ W

How to Get to Panaca Mercantile Store 

This marker is located at the corner of N. 4th and Main Street in Panaca, Nevada.

Best Time of Year to Panaca  

Spring or fall is the best time of the year to visit.

June through August can be a bit warm in Lincoln County, Nevada with the average high temperatures ranging from 88 – 94 degrees.

The winter months of December through February range from 46 – 51 degrees.

Nevada Historical Marker Transcription

This building, popularly known as the Panaca Co-op, was constructed of adobe in 1868, by the (Mormon) “Panaca Cooperative Mercantile Institution” comprising more than 100 stock holders—to meet barter, merchandising and marketing needs. Wagons from Salt Lake drawn by six-mule teams, carried stocks to, and produce from, Panaca and way stations.

Nearby Historical Markers

Lincoln County is home to fourteen Nevada Historical Markers. As we visit each we will link the articles below for you to learn more about the history of the site the marker represents.

Click here to view Nevada Historical Markers.

  1. #203 Bullionville 
  2. #205 Crystal Springs 
  3. #55 Culverwell’s Ranch 
  4. #90 Delamar 
  5. #206 Hiko 
  6. #204 Jackrabbit 
  7. #57 Old Boundary (Nevada’s Southern Boundary 1861-1867) 
  8. #38 Pahranagat Valley 
  9. #39 Panaca 
  10. #93 Panaca Mercantile Store 
  11. #160 Panaca Spring 
  12. #182 Panaca Ward Chapel 
  13. #5 Pioche 
  14. #249 Union Pacific Depot—1923 

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Panaca Mercantile Store