mine

In the 1860s, the deepest mineshaft in the world was in Virginia City. Dug by pick and shovel, it was over 3,000 feet deep.

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News & Media


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Press Releases

Current press releases and information can be found here. This is the best place to find out what's new in Virginia City. Learn more »

 

Photo Library

A picture’s worth a thousand words, and these images say a lot.  Learn more »

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Newsletters

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Virginia City in the News

In 1862, Mark Twain began publishing news stories in the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. A lot has changed since that time, but the same exceptional reporting can be found at the news sources listed below.