On both sides of of Union Street, between E Street and G Street, there was a Chinese community of almost 2,000 people. They came to Nevada during the mining days and did much of the hard work that helped establish the State. This honors the Chinese pioneers who played a major role in Nevada’s early […]
1868 Central Pacific runs rail through Palisade. Chinese laborers settled along the stops after the last spike in 1869. After the Chinese Massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, many more Chinese immigrants fled California. The Chinese massacre of 1871 was a racially motivated riot on October 24, 1871, when a mob of over 500 white […]
In May 1862, the first public school on the Comstock was organized by Mary Gastor. School was held in a rented building until 1874 when a more permanent building was built by school authorities in Lower Gold Hill.