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Von Schmidt Monument Historic Park

Dog Valley Road, Verdi, NV
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Tiny Park for a Picnic Lunch

This tiny park with its one picnic table is a nice spot along the Dog Valley road for a picnic... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Bigredmachine
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Surprize, a small park!

I was out pursuing my hobby of geocaching. I spotted this one picnic table park. Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2015
Frank227
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23 Mar 2017
“Tiny Park for a Picnic Lunch”
3 Sep 2015
“Surprize, a small park!”
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Dog Valley Road, Verdi, NV
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This tiny park with its one picnic table is a nice spot along the Dog Valley road for a picnic lunch under the pine trees. Read NVJoe's review below that gives an excellent detailed history of the monument found here.

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

I was out pursuing my hobby of geocaching. I spotted this one picnic table park. Very interesting history revealed here. There was a lot of controversy over the border between California and Nevada. Much of it was settled by the Von Schmidt survey. This is...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2015

Very unassuming and easy to miss, but worth stopping to read the markers. We were in Reno for a week, and made the drive up to Verdi and Dog Valley nearly every day - we loved it. We drove by the monument every day, and...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2014

Each year, millions of motorists on Interstate 80 cross the California-Nevada state line as they speed between Reno and Truckee. We slowed down, exited at Verdi, and used our dashboard GPS to find the original California-Nevada state boundary marker. In 1849, the California Constitutional Convention...More

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