Nevada Place Names

Nevada Place Names

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A compendium of Nevada place names, filled with folklore, legend and obscure facts. It examines the history and origin of names like Bloody Run, Dead Peak, Burning Moscow and Physic Spring.... of this eminence, the Gold Hill lights dropped out of sight at our backs, and the night closed down gloomy and dismal. ... of the Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation, probably commemorates Major Frederick Dodge, Indian agent in the 1860s.

Title:Nevada Place Names
Author:Helen S. Carlson
Publisher:University of Nevada Press - 1974-01-01


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