Fort Churchill – The Final Frontier (Lahontan Valley News)

Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev.—A gentle breeze swirled tumbleweeds among the ruins of Fort Churchill, once the most important military outpost between Salt Lake City and Sacramento. Adobe ruins of living quarters and other buildings dot the sagebrushed landscape in an area of Western Nevada known for its ruggedness and rustic beauty. To the south of Fort Churchill runs the Carson River, now only a stream in early summer because of farmers’ demands upstream. Read the complete story at Lahontan Valley News.

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