Genoa, Nevada: Statue of Snowshoe Mailman of the Sierra

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Mormon Station State Historic Park

Address:
Main St., Genoa, NV
Directions:
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. Roadsideamerica.com 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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