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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden - 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, Nevada - view the Living Machine™ as part of the self-guided Cactus Garden tour. The Living Machine™ is an acre of waste-consuming ecologies in tanks, marshes and reed beds transforming wastewater into water clean enough to be used for landscape irrigation.

Western Folklife Center - Fifth and Railroad streets, Elko, Nevada - best known for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Gypsum Cave - Jarbidge, Nevada - Man probably made use of the cave beginning about 3,000 B.C., long after the ground sloths had abandoned it.

Comstock Lode -Virginia City, Nevada - richest known U.S. deposit of silver ore discovered ended in 1898.

The Castle - Taylor Street at B Street -Virginia City, Nevada - Castle was built by Robert N. Graves, superintendent of the Empire Mine. The home, copied after a castle in Normandy, France, took five years to build and complete; construction was started in 1863 and completed in 1868. The Castle was one of the finest mansions in the West during its heyday.

Bowers Mansion Museum - Highway 395 South at Highway 429, Carson City, Nevada - Silver baron's abode

Hoover Dam - US HWY 93, Boulder City, Nevada -

Virginia & Truckee - Washington St & "F" St, Virginia City, Nevada - 35-minute steam train tour

Mackay Mansion - 129 South D Street, Virginia City, Nevada - Built in 1859 by George Hearst, the Mackay Mansion is the former residence of Comstock King John Mackay and is now a National Historic Landmark open for tours year-round.

Piper's Opera House - Virginia City, Nevada - Long considered one of our nation's most famous performance venues and one of the most significant vintage theatres in America. This opera house has shared a special relationship with both national and community audiences since 1863





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