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Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa

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Mormon Station Historic State Park is a state park interpreting the site of the first permanent nonnative settlement in Nevada in the United States. The park is in downtown Genoa.Mormon Station was originally settled by Mormon pioneers and served as a respite for travelers on the California Trail. The park features a replica of the 1851 trading post stockade and a museum with pioneer artifacts and exhibits about the station's history. The reconstructed structures were begun in 1947 with $5,000 provided by the Nevada Legislature. Legislation transferred management of the property to the Division of State Parks in 1955. The site is managed by the Western Nevada Region of Nevada State Parks. It is listed as Nevada Historical Marker 12.
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  • This is a small, but very interesting museum and historic park. It is Nevada's first known settlement. The staff were very helpful in answering questions.  more »
  • The Mormon Station is in the center of Genoa, NV. The grounds are beautiful and the settlement is very small but fun to visit....only takes 15 min to see the entire Park. There are a family of deer th...  more »
  • Nice state park with history and nice tour guides if you are lucky may see some deer walking around the park as you are being guided through on your visit. Small fee to enter  more »