Fort Churchill State Historic Park Maps

Silver Springs, NV

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Fort Churchill State Historic Park Description

An integral part of the history of Nevada and the American West, Fort Churchill was built in 1861 to provide protection for early settlers and guard Pony Express mail runs. Today the ruins are preserved in a state of arrested decay within the Fort Churchill State Historic Park, and visitors can walk designated trails to study the ruins. The park also features the renovated Buckland Station, an important way station in the 1800s for pioneer travelers on the Overland Route. With 3,200 acres along the Carson River, the park is an idyllic place for campers, hikers, bird watchers, canoeists and equ

: 39.294, -119.268
: 3,200 acres (12.95 km²)
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: Fort Churchill State Historic Park

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