Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa

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Mormon Station State Historic Park is a state park in downtown Genoa, Nevada, interpreting the site of the first permanent nonnative settlement in Nevada. Mormon Station was originally settled by Mormon pioneers and served as a respite for travelers on the Carson Route of the California Trail. The park features a replica of the 1851 trading post stockade (the original was destroyed by fire in 1910). The replica trading post houses artifacts and exhibits about the station's history.
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  • It's a pretty little park in the center of this small town with the important historic marker. So if you are here, you need to make a stop, read the marker, maybe have a picnic?  more »
  • This is a great stop. Plan about an hour or so. Learn about why Genoa is the first settlement in NV, and how it became the last stop before pioneers attempted the Sierra Nevada mountains. Has old...  more »

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