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Overnight in a Ghost Town
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Overnight in a Ghost Town

To help defray the expense of maintaining the ramshackle old town, Sheriff Stone has renovated two homes and four cabins as overnight rentals. You will never have another experience like this one. Here are the options:The Senator Wiley Home is a 2 bedroom house with living room, dining room, full bath with tub, shower, toilet & sink. This is the Presidential Suite, with a refrigerator, microwave ...
St. Augustine’s
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St. Augustine’s

St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Austin is Nevada's oldest Catholic church building (1866) and perhaps its finest.Built into solid granite on a prominent hill in Austin’s narrow ...
Spencer’s Hot Springs
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Spencer’s Hot Springs

Spencer's Hot Springs is one of Nevada's best treats for the traveler, a handful of tubs and small ponds filled with naturally hot water. It's on public land and open to all, with no ...
Stokes Castle
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Stokes Castle

Stokes Castle is Austin's architectural tour de force. A marked dirt (sometimes mud) road proceeds south beside the gas station near the lower end of Main Street a quarter-mile to this ...
Douglas County Community and Senior Center
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Douglas County Community and Senior Center

Senior facility A portion of the Center is dedicated to senior activities: a large craft and ceramics area, gift shop, activity rooms for games (such as bridge, bingo, and bunko) and a ...
World’s Fastest Human-Powered Speed Challenge
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World’s Fastest Human-Powered Speed Challenge

Battle Mountain is world-famous (in a small way) for hosting this most prestigious event in the world of speed bicycling each September.From the official history of the IHPVA: “The ...
Nevada State Railroad Museum
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Nevada State Railroad Museum

The 19th century locomotives, tenders and cars on display are so enormous, so painstakingly restored and so immaculate that they loom like huge sculptures, idealized forms rather than ...
Nevada State Capitol
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Nevada State Capitol

This solemn old sandstone monument to the 19th century has been earthquake-proofed and renovated throughout, but its Alaskan marbled halls are still decorated with elaborate friezes, and ...
Rye Patch State Recreation Area
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Rye Patch State Recreation Area

Open year-round, Rye Patch State Recreation Area is situated on Rye Patch Reservoir, 11,000 acres of water surface when full, and the last stop for the Humboldt River. You can camp here, ...
California Trail Interpretive Center
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California Trail Interpretive Center



Congressional legislation established the California Trail Interpretive Center "...to facilitate the interpretation of the history of development and use of trails in ...
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