Virginia City Travel Guide

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Virginia City Overview

Virginia City is a relatively famous ‘living ghost town’, meaning that it is still alive despite only having a tiny fraction of its boom population during the Silver Rush, back when Samuel Clemens wrote for the local paper, carving it out to be the cosmopolitan center of the area.

The Comstock Load and some smaller mines have secured their place in history as giving Virginia City the lifeblood to survive until today. But now it is more a tourist stop than a working town.

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