From Black Rock Desert Nevada wiki
Revision as of 20:34, 28 December 2021 by Cxbrx (talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "" to "")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search

Dewey is a historical locale south of Sutcliffe.[1][2]

"Dewey is a station located in the valley of the Virginia Range near Pyramid Lake (a) at what was the Hepperly place. The post office was established about the time of the Spanish American War when the name Dewey was given it in honor of Admiral Dewey.(b) This post office has since been discontinued but there is now one at Big Canyon instead."

"a: RL Polk & Co Nevada State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1907 1908"

"b: Authority of Miss MA Taylor Reno Nevada"[3]


  1. United States. Post Office Dept., "California, Nevada (NW)," 1901
  2. California State Automobile Association, "Automobile highway map of California and western Nevada," 1917.
  3. Nevada Historical Society, "Biennial Report of the Nevada Historical Society, Issue 2, 1911.