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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 architectural curiosity. You can see it as you approach Austin from the west, a stone sentry standing on a rocky outcrop of the Toiyabes. It is a copy of a Roman villa, built in 1897 as the residence of a prominent mine ...
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 ...
Northeastern Nevada Museum
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Northeastern Nevada Museum

This exceptional museum offers visitors a look into the rich history of northeastern Nevada. It features a large collection of firearms, over 40 exhibit displays on the history of the area, ...
Lampe Park
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Lampe Park

Lampe Park is the crown jewel of the Douglas County Park System. It is a 32-acre facility located at 1325 Waterloo Lane on the south side of Gardnerville. The park ...
Winnemucca Visitors Center
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Winnemucca Visitors Center

The Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce is located in the East Hall of the Convention Center, the old "Star Casino", at 50 West Winnemucca Blvd. Our office is a full-service Visitor and ...
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