Abraham Curry House

406 N. Nevada St., Carson City, Nevada

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Credit: Nevada State Museum EAST (FRONT) FACADE, ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH CUPOLA AND PORCH (no date)

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

This house was built and lived in by the founder of Carson City, who was also the first Superintendent of the U.S. Mint at Carson. The house resembles much earlier prototypes and is largely in its original state. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 1987
Reference number
87000501
NR name
Curry, Abraham, House
Areas of significance
Exploration/Settlement; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Professional
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
ca. 1871

Tags 

19th Century (36,720)
Abraham Curry (2)
Brick (42,459)
Built during 1870s (4,872)
Carson City, Nevada (46)
House (26,998)
Nevada (873)
Private owner (54,396)
Sandstone (4,862)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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