The Cary Mill - Genoa, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 57.929 W 119° 50.392
11S E 253949 N 4316782
Quick Description: A plaque about the Cary Mill outside of Genoa, NV
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2009 2:04:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM5K14
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
Views: 20

Long Description:
"Here stood the first grist mill in Carson built in Mill Canyon Genoa. In 1854 by Wheelwright Thomas Knott for Colonel John Reese. It was moved to this site by William M Cary in 1865.

Behind the mill stood the dwelling, which served as the toll house for the Kingsbury Road.

After it was purchased in 1874 by Robert Falcke. It was called the Farmers Mill. It stood until about 1910.

Carson Valley Marker #2
Douglas County Commissioners
Carson Valley Historical Society."
Group that erected the marker: Douglas County Commissioners and Carson Valley Historical Society.

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
State Route 57
Genoa, NV USA
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