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Sessions Wheeler describes Varyville as being on the Eastern side of the Black Rock Range, north of [[Hardin City]].  Wheeler states that Ladue Vary discovered gold and silver in a canyon and would not take less than $100,000.  Vary never sold, and lived on the property raising hay until 1906, when he was taken to Winnemucca where he died at the age of 96.
Sessions Wheeler describes Varyville as being on the Eastern side of the Black Rock Range, north of [[Hardin City]].  In 1886, Ladue Vary discovered gold and silver in a canyon about 30 miles west of Quinn River Crossing.  It was reported that would not take less than $100,000.  Vary never sold though he did lease the land to others who sucessfully recoverd ore.  Vary lived on the property raising hay until 1906, when he was taken to Winnemucca due to his age.  He died a year later at the age of 96.


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== Links ==
* Sessions Wheeler, "The Black Rock Desert," p. [http://books.google.com/books?id=gBYUBc-O4OgC&lpg=PA142&ots=jyW1y2pPUa&dq=varyville%20black%20rock%20desert&pg=PA142#v=onepage&q=varyville%20black%20rock%20desert&f=false 142]
* Sessions Wheeler, "The Black Rock Desert," p. [http://books.google.com/books?id=gBYUBc-O4OgC&lpg=PA142&ots=jyW1y2pPUa&dq=varyville%20black%20rock%20desert&pg=PA142#v=onepage&q=varyville%20black%20rock%20desert&f=false 142]
* Idah Meacham Strobridge, "In Miner's Mirage-Land," p. [http://books.google.com/books?id=UXVCAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PA72&ots=of5gOjQOZf&dq=%22Ladue%20Vary%22&pg=PA72#v=snippet&q=Vary&f=false 72], mentions Ladue Vary, (1904).  Full text available from [[http://archive.org/details/inminersmiragel00cogoog archive.org]].
* Idah Meacham Strobridge, "In Miner's Mirage-Land," p. [http://books.google.com/books?id=UXVCAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PA72&ots=of5gOjQOZf&dq=%22Ladue%20Vary%22&pg=PA72#v=snippet&q=Vary&f=false 72], mentions Ladue Vary, (1904).  Full text available from [http://archive.org/details/inminersmiragel00cogoog archive.org].
http://books.google.com/books?id=UXVCAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PA72&ots=of5gOjQOZf&dq=%22Ladue%20Vary%22&pg=PA72#v=snippet&q=Vary&f=false
* Reno Evening Gazette, Saturday, May 22, 1937, page 6.
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:854662 GNIS Varyville (historical)]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:854662 GNIS Varyville (historical)]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:858548 GNIS Varyville Mining District]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:858548 GNIS Varyville Mining District]

Revision as of 04:40, 31 January 2013

Sessions Wheeler describes Varyville as being on the Eastern side of the Black Rock Range, north of Hardin City. In 1886, Ladue Vary discovered gold and silver in a canyon about 30 miles west of Quinn River Crossing. It was reported that would not take less than $100,000. Vary never sold though he did lease the land to others who sucessfully recoverd ore. Vary lived on the property raising hay until 1906, when he was taken to Winnemucca due to his age. He died a year later at the age of 96.

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