Genoa, Nevada: Statue of Snowshoe Mailman of the Sierra Team Field Report

Mormon Station State Historic Park

Main St., Genoa, NV
Mormon Station State Historic Park. Drive south on Hwy 206 from Carson City to Genoa. The statue is on the northeast corner of Hwy 206/Main St. and Route 278/Genoa Lane.
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Statue of Snowshoe Mailman of the Sierra
For 20 blizzard-filled winters, John "Snowshoe" Thompson carried the mail on his back over the mountains between Nevada and California, 90 miles each way. Report... [11/27/2009]

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Statue of Snowshoe Mailman of the Sierra

Genoa is Nevada' first settlement by the Mormons and home to NV's oldest thirst parlor, all within a few hundred feet from the Snowshoe Mailman.

[Gabe, 06/25/2014]

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