Esmeralda County Historic Markers

Nevada State Historical Markers identify significant places of interest in Nevada’s history. The Nevada State Legislature started the program in 1967 to bring the state’s heritage to the public’s attention with on-site markers. Budget cuts the program became dormant in 2009.
Located in Blair, Nevada the Pittsburg-Silver Peak Gold Mining Mill

Blair Nevada – Esmeralda County Ghost Town

Blair Nevada is a ghost town and mine site located in Esmerelda County.   The town site is located a few miles north of Silver…
Columbus Nevada Late 1870s

Columbus Nevada – Esmeralda County Ghost Town

Downtown Columbus, Nevada, late 1870's. Spanish miners discovered silver in the area in 1863. A small mining camp was established in the area which became…
Columbus, Nevada 1870s - Stanley W. Paher, Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, (1970), Howell North, p 427, Mrs. Estelle Funke Collection

Columbus Nevada State Historic Marker #20

Columbus NSHM is Nevada State Historical Marker number twenty and is located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. Nevada State Historical Markers identify significant places of interest…
Hornsilver / Gold Point Nevada in 1908

Gold Point Nevada – Esmeralda County Ghost Town

Founded in 1860s, Gold Point, is a ghost time and silver mining camp located in Esmerelda County, Nevada. The townsite was known by three different…

Goldfield NSHM Nevada State Historic Marker #14

Goldfield NSHM is Nevada State Historical Marker number fourteen and is located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. Photograph of half-tone print of a busy main street…
Jackson Lee "Diamondfield Jack" Davis (12 Aug 1863–2 Jan 1949)

Jackson Lee Davis “Diamondfield Jack”

Jackson Lee "Diamondfield Jack" Davis who was pardoned for murder in Idaho and moved to Nevada where he founded several mining camps. Davis was a…
Lida Tent City in 1905

Lida Nevada – Esmeralda County Ghost Town

Now on private property, Lida Nevada is a ghost town and mining camp located in Esmeralda County, Nevada just off State Route 266. The area…
Millers Nevada about 1905 - Mrs. Harry Mighels Collection

Millers Nevada

Millers Nevada State Historic Marker 101 is located at a rest stop alone highway 6 a few miles west of Tonopah, in Esmeralda county, Nevada.…

Palmetto Nevada – Esmeralda County Ghost Town

Tent business in Palmetto, 1906 Palmetto Nevada is a ghost town located just off of highway 168 about 30 miles west of Lida, in Esmeralda…

Palmetto Nevada State Historic Marker #158

Palmetto Nevada is Nevada State Historical Marker number one hundred and fifty eight and is located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. The ghost town is located…