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The Merritts of Eureka, Nevada

Identifier: 94-17
Abstract Eureka is an unincorporated town and census-designated places in and the county seat of Eureka County, Nevada, with a population of 610 as of the 2010, also known as 'The Friendliest Town on the Loneliest Road'. Consists of Woolsey's commentary about and typescripts of articles from the Eureka (Nevada) sentinel newspaper, 1890-1898, about Dr. Hiram Merritt; his son Lanson A. Merritt; his partner J.G. Ford; their livestock business, the J.G. Ford Livestock Company; and sheep ranching in...
Dates: 1974

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Sheep ranches -- Nevada X
  • Names: Merritt, Hiram P., 1830-1893 X