New e-guide to Truckee, Nevada Co. landmarks now available |

New e-guide to Truckee, Nevada Co. landmarks now available

Established in 1872 as Bronco, this railroad wood stop in Floriston, on the far eastern end of the county, became a noted ice and lumber center and was renamed in 1891. The Floriston Pulp and Paper Company built the present town after 1899 and operated one of the world's largest pulp mills through 1930.
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Visit to learn more about the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission, and to find an interactive map of all the county’s historical landmarks.

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. — A popular guide to Nevada County’s and Truckee’s historical landmarks, “Exploring Nevada County,” has been updated and is now available in electronic format.

Originally compiled by prominent local historian David Comstock, it has been updated by Bernard Zimmerman, the current chair of the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission, and published as an e-guide by You Bet Press.

The new edition will guide residents and visitors to 200 landmarks scattered throughout Nevada County, offering 14 maps and 200 photographs to tour these sites on a desktop monitor, or to be loaded onto a mobile device to be viewed while visiting landmarks.

Each landmark has a link to a Google map, also featuring detailed maps of downtown Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee. Numerous hypertext links to Wikipedia, newspaper articles and other sources provide more information on the historical significance of the site.

The e-guide is an electronic book available for any smartphone or tablet from Apple, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble. Go to You Bet Press ( to find clickable links.

The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission promotes Nevada County through official recognition, recording, marking, preserving and promoting the historical resources of Nevada County. For more information, call 530-210-3740.

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