Nevada Indian Agencies and Schools

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Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction.

Carson School, Nevada
Post-office: Stewart, Nevada
Telegraph address: Carson City, Nevada; Western Union, 3½ miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Indian School, Nevada, on Virginia and Truckee Rwy., via Reno, on Southern Pacific Rwy. Or Carson City, Nevada; thence hired team, 3½ miles.

Big Pine day school. Nevada
Post-office: Big Pine, California
Telegraph address: Alvord, California; Western Union, 3 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Alvord, California, on Nevada and California Rwy.; thence daily stage, 3 miles.

Independence day school. Nevada
Post-office: Independence, California
Telegraph address: Independence, California; Western Union, 3 miles from school; thence mail or messenger; mail, 1 day; messenger, 1 hour.
Railroad station: Citrus, on Nevada and California Rwy.; thence stage to Independence, 5 miles; thence hired team, 3 miles.

Fallon Day School, Nevada
Post-office: Fallen, Nevada
Telegraph address: Fallen, Nevada; Western Union, 10 miles from school; thence telephone. If sent by mail or mounted messenger, 2 hours.
Railroad station: Fallen, Nevada, on branch of Southern Pacific Rwy.; via Hazen, on main line of Southern Pacific Rwy.; thence stage, daily, except Sunday, 10 miles.

Lovelocks Day School, Nevada
Post-office: Lovelocks, Nevada
Telegraph address: Lovelocks, Nevada; Western Union, ½ mile from school; thence mail.
Railroad station: Lovelocks, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.; ½ mile to school.

Moapa River School, Nevada
Post-office: Moapa, Nevada
Telegraph address: Moapa, Nevada; Western Union, 2½ miles from school; thence messenger, 30 minutes.
Railroad station: Moapa, Nevada, on San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Rwy.; school and cottage 2½ miles from station.

Nevada School, Nevada
Post-office: Wadsworth, Nevada
Telegraph address: Wadsworth, Nevada, 18 miles from school; thence tri-weekly mail. Railroad station: Wadsworth, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 18 miles.

Wadsworth day school.
Post-office: Wadsworth, Nevada
Telegraph address: Wadsworth, Nevada
Railroad station: Wadsworth, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy. School is in town of Wadsworth.

Walker River Day School, Nevada
Post-office: Schurz, Nevada
Telegraph address: Schurz, Nevada; Western Union, ¼ mile from school.
Railroad station: Schurz, Nevada, on Nevada and California Rwy.; via Hazen, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.

Western Shoshone School, Nevada
Post-office: Owyhee, Nevada
Telegraph address: Elko, Nevada; Western Union, 120 miles from school; thence telephone; would take 3 days if sent by mail.
Railroad station: Elko, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.; thence daily stage to Tuscarara, 55 miles; stage daily, except Sunday, to Whiterock, 40 miles; stage daily, except Sunday, for passengers, when notified, to school, 25 miles. Or Mountain Home, Idaho, on Oregon Short Line; thence stage daily, except Sunday, to Bruneau, 22 miles; thence stage to Wickahoney, Tuesdays and Fridays, 31 miles; thence stage to Riddle, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 25 miles; thence stage to school, Thursdays and Mondays, 20 miles.



MLA Source Citation:

Department Of The Interior. Routes To Indian Agencies And Schools, Office Of Indian Affairs, Corrected To April 1, 1910. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1910. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/nevada-indian-agencies-and-schools.htm - Last updated on Aug 1st, 2013


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