International Hotel (First Commercial Building Constructed in Austin - 1863)

Lander County
  39.4937, -117.0725

"When Vicki took over this saloon in the mid 1990s, her Swedish pancakes were a welcomed addition to the town. Oh, the International knows much more than just flapjacks. This place has it all, including a monster lunch! Guess who just had his fill ..." -- Journal Entry, June 2009

International Hotel, Main Street -- Austin

Original Date Visited: 6/20/09

Signed: No

  • Marker 208 plaque
  • The Hotel is definitely resembling of a Virginia City building.  As is the case of most Nevada rural towns, this old watering hole is the nucleus of Austin
  • Marker 208

Exact Description:
Built of lumber from the first International Hotel constructed in Virginia City.

David E. Buel built the hotel after being refused a free lot in Clifton at the mouth of the canyon below.

Buel, Frederick Baker, W.C. Harrington and John E. Veatch located and recorded the original townsite of Austin.

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