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Finding Nevada: Belmont

Thu, Dec 12, 2013 (1:25 p.m.)

Originally a row of small, stone buildings, the inn was the center of a once busy mining town 50 miles north of Tonopah. Its original tenants included a mining company, the Nye County sheriff, a courtroom and a newspaper. Since, the building had been used as a telegraph office, a boarding house and a stagecoach stop. There’s a thick, rectangular slab of granite out front that was used to help people onto the stages.

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