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Reno, Nevada: National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder

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Address:
2975 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV
Directions:
North edge of the city. From NV-659/N. McCarran Blvd turn north at the stoplight onto N. Virginia St. Drive a quarter-mile. Turn left (no stoplight) into the Reno Sports Complex. Park at the far western end of the lot, then follow the short trail to the monument.
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National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder

Unveiled in 1989, described as "accessible and inaccessible, superficial and profound," this oddly shaped blocky green thing stands 23 feet high.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/16/2023]

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National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder

Basque Monument -- a short walk down a dirt path takes you to the monument and plaques.

[Babs, 07/16/2023]

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