Eureka 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.
Diamond Springs Station

Diamond Springs Station

Diamond Springs Station is a Pony Express Station number 133 and located in a meadow in Eureka County, Nevada. Today the station is on private…
Captain John C. Frémont, explorer first mapped Diamond Valley Nevada

Diamond Valley Nevada

Captain John C. Frémont, explorer first mapped Diamond Valley Nevada Diamond Valley Nevada is Nevada State Historical Marker number eighty two and is located in…
Eureka Nevada

Eureka Nevada

Eureka, Nevada, a picturesque town nestled within the vast and rugged landscape of the American West, has a rich and colorful history that dates back…
Tracks of the Central Pacific Railroad and two story station seen in downtown Palisade. - Stanley W. Paher, Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, (1970), Howell North, p 192, John Zalac collection

Palisade Nevada

Located along the banks of the Humboldt River in Eureka County lies the remains of a railroad town critical to the construction of the Transcontinental…
Ore Chutes, Eurkea Nevada - Photography: Timothy O'Sullivan

The Eureka Mining District Producing Ore Since 1864

The history of the Eureka Mining District in Nevada is a tale of boom and bust, marked by the discovery of rich mineral deposits that…
Pony Express Riders "Billy" Richardson, Johnny Fry, Charles Cliff, Gus Cliff - Ernest and Elaine Hartnagle (original tintype from the Martin E. Ismert Collection - Kansas City, Missouri) -

The Pony Express Trails and Stations In Nevada

The Pony Express operated for a very brief period of time from April 3, 1860, to October 26, 1861. The mail service allowed quick delivery…