By Ronald M. James,Susan A. James
The city’s tale didn't finish while the Comstock Lode performed out. starting within the Thirties, bohemian artists, literati, and travelers have been intrigued by means of this remnant of the previous West. The chief of Manhattan’s café society, Lucius Beebe, moved right here and relaunched the Territorial Enterprise in 1950. Television’s preferred western from 1959 to 1973, Bonanza, situated its fictional Ponderosa Ranch within reach. in the summertime of 1965, a handful of Bay quarter musicians, together with titanic Brother and the retaining corporation, played on the pink puppy Saloon and introduced psychedelic rock, a part of the muse for a defining decade of teenage tradition. this present day it truly is either a countrywide historical Landmark District and a dwelling neighborhood. viewers come to take pleasure in its saloons and eating places, recognize its structure, and research from its museums and indicates. A brief background of Virginia City will increase their adventure and also will be loved via someone drawn to the historical past of Nevada, mining, and the previous West.
• contains an illustrated jogging journey describing greater than thirty constructions and sites
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