NELSON, NEVADA

GALLERY

THE REGION  

 

 In the late 1700’s the area was originally called El Dorado. Which sits in the region called “El Dorado Canyon”.

THE HISTORY

Some things you didn’t know...



THE AREA


The area known as Nelson was originally called Eldorado in 1775, by the Spaniards who made the original discoveries of gold in the area that is now Eldorado Canyon.



THE TOWN


The town was the site of one of the biggest mining booms in state history, in the Eldorado Canyon. Gold and silver were discovered here around 1859.

Don’t worry,

                   it’s just a Ghost!