A Snapshot of Virginia City – Yesterday & Today

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A Peek of Virginia City – Yesterday & Today

Virginia City was once the richest place on earth. Over six billion dollars was taken out of the Comstock Lode during the last half of the 19th century, and hard rock mining as it is known today was invented here in our mountain town.

Get a glimpse of more than 150 years of history in the video, “Virginia City and the Comstock Lode, Yesterday & Today.” This is comprehensive video is narrated by Henry T.P. Comstock, portrayed by long-time local, Tommy Myers, you’ll learn the fascinating story of the discovery of the Comstock Lode, and travel with him through the years as he shares the remarkable adventures of Mark Twain, the Bonanza Kings, Adolph Sutro, the Grosh brothers, Philip Deidesheimer, Eilley Orrum and Sandy Bowers, and many more.

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