"So far, #132 and #196 are the only two markers in the system with duplicate plaques. Because I wonder about such things, I cross-referenced Mackay and it is pronounced "Mack-ee" not "Mack-ay." I'm sure I'll get a lot of feedback about this." -- Journal Entry, November 2007
Original Date Visited: 11/21/07
The Gould & Curry Mining Co. Office escaped the 1875 fire to also become the home of John Mackay, "Boss" of the Big Bonanza, which made him the richest man in the Comstock (over $100,000,000). Mackay also founded the Postal Telegraph Co.
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