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Interesting To Read About The History of the Comstock Lode

We enjoyed seeing the Obelisk and reading about Comstock Lode and Virginia City. We did this while... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
mini
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Fremont, California
Can't miss it!

I like markers and this one is easy to find. Right across the street from the Delta Saloon! Don't... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
TamiF1011
,
Washington
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This silver lode was discovered in 1859.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“delta saloon” (2 reviews)
“obelisk” (2 reviews)
“marker” (2 reviews)
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Virginia City, NV
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We enjoyed seeing the Obelisk and reading about Comstock Lode and Virginia City. We did this while we waiting for our tour of Virginia City which departs from this area.

Thank mini
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I like markers and this one is easy to find. Right across the street from the Delta Saloon! Don't forget to look at both plagues!

Thank TamiF1011
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a two or three day visit, There is a lot to see and do in Virginia City. Plenty to eat and drinl\k places,

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Cool structure and great reading material. This is outdoor and easy to take in in about 5 minutes. Cool photo stop!

Thank Chrystals73
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Being a Clamper and also being my first trip to Virginia City, seeing all the history that has been preserved and put up not only by the State of Nevada but by E Clampus Vitus as well made the trip more than worth it. I...More

Thank Nubbin86
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Easy forty minute drive from Reno. Good for history buffs and those like lots of saloons. Small museum and train ride. Worth an afternoon.

Thank Ralph F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a marker/memorial downtown Virginia City directly across from the Delta saloon. This marker commemorates the discovery of the "lode" on one side with a plaque and a replica pan/pick and shovel with a nugget in the pan. There is also a National Pony...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 9 July 2016

It's just so much history here for the area and how this big find of gold and silver changed the lives of so many people and the direction of this city. Definitely worth a stop

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 5 December 2015

OK, so Virginia City is unashamedly a tourist town. OK, the locals turn everything into a tourist magnet (including the restaurant/saloons, Mark Twain who lived and did newspaper work here, the t-shirt and souvenir shops - and there are many of them). But for history...More

Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 22 August 2015

As you walk and buy down C Street in Virginia City, look for the Comstock Lode Monument - a relatively small pyramid on a square base between Union and Taylor streets. Read the plaque. Then look up beyond the roof of the Delta and find...More

5  Thank etweeden
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