Nevada Rock Art Geocaching Historical Markers

Historical Marker #127

Located on Old U.S. Highway 50 in Dayton, Nevada.

Courthouse Site (1865-1907)

Dayton was the first seat of Lyon County. When the courthouse burned in 1907, the seat was moved to Yerington. Utilizing the ruins, the townspeople built a much-needed high school. Closed in 1959, it was reactivated as a junior high school in 1972.

Notes on this marker:

This is on main street in Dayton, one street north of Hwy 50.

Previous Marker # ][ State of Nevada ][ County Markers ][ Next Marker #