An 1864 Directory and Guide to Nevada's Aurora: Embracing a General Directory of Business, Residents, Mines, Stamp Mills, Toll Roads, Etc.

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9781442138216: An 1864 Directory and Guide to Nevada's Aurora: Embracing a General Directory of Business, Residents, Mines, Stamp Mills, Toll Roads, Etc.

Revised November 30, 2011, Edition. Looking out over the deserted landscape today it is hard to imagine that 150 years ago this remote corner of western Nevada was home to over five thousand people living in a thousand buildings, many of which were made of brick. This book provides a snapshot in time of what it was like to live in a promising young city at the peak of prosperity on the Western frontier during the Civil War and includes 37 photographs and illustrations, 9 maps, numerous historic newspaper advertisements, and detailed descriptions of Aurora's buildings, businesses, churches, social organizations, schools, government, mines, roads, and newspapers. The book also includes a list of Aurora's residents from 1861 to 1864, an annotated list of historic California newspaper articles written about Aurora during 1860 to 1864, and an account the largest public celebration in Aurora's sixty year history-the "Grand Celebration" of July 4, 1864.

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