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Chollar Mansion, Virginia City

Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Chollar Mansion is located at 565 S. D Street, in Virginia City, western Nevada. It is a historic Victorian Italianate style house, that was built between 1862 and 1864.
The residence was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1993. It was deemed significant for its association with William "Billy" Chollar, a miner whose Chollar Mine, later merged with Potosi Mine to form the Chollar-Potosi Mine, tapped part of the Comstock Lode, and yielded enormous amounts of silver ore. It is also significant for its fine Italianate architecture.
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  • We had such a good time on this tour. The tour guide made the walk into the mine so interesting and answered all our questions. There were things set up in the mine to help you see and understand...  more »
  • Very good tour with a GREAT tour guide lots of history well do again with our grandkids, never knoe that so much silver and gold came from those mines  more »
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