Dayton Area
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Dayton (Nevada) Area and History Links

Suggestions of relevant non-profit or educational websites are invited. Please email the webmaster for the Historical Society of Dayton Valley.

Battle Born Civil War Reenactors
Camels in Dayton
Central Lyon Youth Connections
Clint Eastwood - Honkeytonk Man (jail scene in Dayton)
Clint Eastwood filming Honky Tonk Man in Dayton in 1983
Comstock Foundation for History & Culture
Comstock Historic District Commission
Comstock Lode History
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
Dayton - A Ghost Town???
Dayton Cemetery
Dayton Cemetery pictures
Dayton State Park
Dayton Valley Days
Dayton Valley Lions Club
Dayton Valley VFW Post 8660
Dayton Visitor's Center
Dayton Walking Tour
Floods in Nevada
Fremont Outlook: Explorer John C. Fremont
Friends of the Dayton Valley Library
Genealogy Trails: Lyon County, Nevada
Healthy Communities Coalition
Historical Markers in Dayton and in Lyon County
Jim Saylor - 1 as Mr. Yeringon, Part 1
Jim Saylor - 2 as Mr. Yeringon, Part 2
Jim Saylor - 3 as Mr. Yeringon, Part 3
Internet Archive online historic documents
Kiwanis Club of Dayton
Maps: Historic Sanborn fire maps for Nevada communities
Mason Valley News
The Misfits, "Dayton's movie" (Wikipedia)
Nevada Civil War Volunteers
Nevada's first permanent settlement
NewsDesk by Nancy Dallas (Dayton area)
Northern Nevada Regional Animal Center
Photos: Western Nevada Historic Photo Collection
Photos: University of Nevada Photographs collections
Pony Express - Dayton Station
Pony Express Territory
Soroptimist International of the Comstock
Sutro Tunnel (Online Nevada Encyclopedia)
Sutro Tunnel (Wikipedia)
Sutro Tunnel Virtual Tour (All Around Nevada)
Union Hotel Renovation blog
Wild Horse Preservation League

Genealogy Links for Nevada

Find A Grave
Nevada birth certificates
Nevada burial records
Nevada Page: Tombstone Transcription Project
Nevada Disasters as they may affect genealogy
What Day of the Week Was It?

Researching Genealogy in Lyon County, Nevada:
Family Search on Lyon County
Genealogy information for Lyon County, Nevada
Lyon County, Nevada, Genealogy Trails
Researching Genealogy in Lyon County

Researching Genealogy Nevada:
Family Search on Nevada
Nevada History and Genealogy
Nevada State Genealogical Society Research Links
Nevada Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies (links)
Nevada State Archives and Libraries (list and info)

Books on Nevada History
Recommendations and Reviews

Recommendations by Ron James, State Historic Preservation Officer (retired)
Recommendations by Guy Rocha, State Archivist (retired)

Surrounding Areas and General
with an emphasis on history

All Around Nevada (interactive panoramas)
Lincoln Highway Association
Lincoln Highway Interactive Map
Lincoln Highway Convoys (Wikipedia)
Lyon County Website
Lyon County Genealogy: Vital Records
Lyon County Genealogy: RootsWeb
Lyon County Map
Lyon County Museum
Lyon County Sesquicentennial Celebration
State of Nevada Website
Nevada Day Parade
Nevada Legislature
Nevada Mining Association
Nevada Scenic Byways
Nevada Secretary of State's office
Nevada State Archives and Libraries
Nevada State Historic Preservation Office
Nevada Tourist Info
Nevada Maps: Geology
Nevada Maps: History (UNR)
Nevada Maps: Transportation
Nevada's Women's Virtual Center
Online Nevada Encyclopedia, "ONE"

Around Carson (and surrounding areas)
Carson City Website
Carson City Chamber of Commerce
Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce
Genoa - A Ghost Town???
Lake Tahoe Visitor's Information
Lake Tahoe Facts
Nevada Appeal
Reno Gazette-Journal
Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Silver Springs, Nevada
Virginia City Infomation and History
Virginia City News
Yerington Chamber of Commerce

Historical Museums and Parks of Nevada and Eastern California

Austin, Nevada
Beatty Musuem & Historical Society
Belmont Courthouse State Historic Park
Bodie State Historic Park (near Bridgeport, California)
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
Carson Valley Museums
Central Nevada Museum (Tonopah)
Churchill County Museum & Archives (Fallon)
Clark County Museum (Henderson)
Comstock History Center (Virginia City)
Eastern California Museum (Independence)
Eureka Sentinel Museum & Archives
Fort Churchill State Park
Fourth Ward School (Virginia City)
Genoa Courthouse Museum
Goldfield Firehouse
Goldwell Open Air Museum, Rhyolite, NV
Humboldt Museum (Winnemucca)
Lincoln County Museum (Pioche)
Lone Pine Film History Musuem
Mineral County Museum (Hawthorne)
Mormon Station State Historic Park (Genoa)
Nevada Historical Society (Reno)
Nevada State Museum, Carson City
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
Northeastern Nevada Museum (Elko)
Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park
Pahrump Valley Museum
Pershing County Marzen House Museum (Lovelock)
Searchlight Historic Museum
Sparks Museum
Tonopah Historic Mining Park
Virginia City Museums
Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park
White Pine Pubic Museum

Railroad Websites

California State Railroad Museum (Sacramento, California)
Carson & Colorado Railway, Inc. (Independence, California)
David Coscia's SP site
History of Railroads and Maps
How Air Brakes Work (Popular Mechanics)
How Steam Engines Work
Hyrail: Magnetic Hyroden-Fueled Train of the Future
Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site (Bishop, California)
Modelling of Railroads and Equipment (Wikipedia)
Modelling, Virtual (V Scale) (Wikipedia)
Narrow Gauge Railroad Discussion Forum
Nevada State Railroad Museum (Carson City)
Nevada State Railroad Museum (Boulder City)
Nevada State Railroad Museum, Friends of
Nevada Northern Railway Museum (Ely)
Narrow Gauge in a Wilderness
Railroad Glossary
Railroad Timeline, English and American
Slim Rails: Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge
Slim Rails: Society for the Preservation of Carter Railroad Resources
Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Historical Society
Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Yahoo Group
Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge (history)
Subscribe to SPng (Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge) mailing list
Transcontinental Railroad (Wikipedia)
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Historical Society
Virginia & Truckee Railroad from Online Nevada Encyclopedia
Virginia & Truckee Railroad, other articles on its history
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Yahoo Group
V&T Modelers Yahoo Group
Virginia & Truckee Reconstruction project
Virtual Transportation Museum


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