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Tybo Nevada

Tybo Nevada

Tybo Nevada Overview

Eight miles northwest of this point lies what was formerly one of the leading lead-producing districts in the nation.

Ore was first discovered in 1866.

It’s mainly European residents had internal conflicts.

Later, the different groups banded together to drive away a company of Chinese woodcutters.

Category

  • Chinese
  • Mining

Marker Type

Blue marker

Nevada Historical Marker Number

Tybo Nevada is Nevada Historical Marker #172.

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County

Nye County, Nevada

GPS Coordinates

38.310030, -116.275635

Nevada Historical Marker Transcription

Eight miles northwest of this point lies what was formerly one of the leading lead-producing districts in the nation.  Producing erratically from ore discovery in 1866 to the present (the last mill closed in 1937), Tybo managed to achieve an overall creditable record.

Tybo, in its infancy, was known as a peaceful camp, but later strife between the Irish, Cornish, and central Europeans changed its reputation.  Later, these groups banded together to drive away a company of Chinese woodcutters. 

The town was not unique in having three residential sections each with its ethnic group.  However, all children went to the same brick school.

STATE HISTORICAL MARKER NO.  172

STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE

TONOPAH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & MINES, INC.

References Used

Tybo Nevada