Category: History

The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

V & T Railroad – for TRASH 6027

The Queen of the Short Lines In the beginning (1859) there was a nascent City on a silver mountain. It needed a connection to the outside world, means to lug fuel and construction supplies up the grade and a much more convenient way to work the marginal ores from the many mines. William Sharon, Agent…
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ECV Hall – A History

ECV Hall by Jeff Johnson from Marsh Fey Louie Berrum of Moana Hot Springs fame as Knights of Pythias trustee offered the ruins and lot between the Pythian Armory and the Miners Union Hall on B St. in Virginia City Nevada to Julia C. Bulette #1864 in 1968. It had a single row of brick…
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JUNK Book 6026

(For the PDF version of the book, click here.) Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #42Clamper year 6026 Researched and fabricated byJeffrey D. Johnson XNGH,Clamphistorian at Chapter 1864 Envisioned byNoble Grand Humbug Fred Eldred Dedicated toThe Angels of Paradise and Dallas Cheerleaders 2021 c.e. Humboldt County Humboldt is the oldest county in Nevada, created by the Utah…
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JCB J.U.N.K Trip – Aug 27 – 29, 6026

Where: Martin Creek, NV 41.52764 N, -117.42704 WWhen: August 27 – 29, 2021Time: Trek leaves camp at 9:00 am Click this link for the 6026 JUNK Book! Directions: from Winnemucca take HWY 95 north approx 20 miles to state road 290 approx 20 miles to Paradise Valley. At the stop sign turn right, approx 5…
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JCB1864.com page from 2008

You can find an archived version here, and a page of historical documents are included below.

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #41

For the full JUNK book for this trip, click here.

JUNK Aug 28 – 30, 6025 (2020 CE)

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout 6025Open to all Redshirts of Good Standing.$15 to join gets you the JUNK badge and sheepskin – certificate of membership, $10 for a hanger that says “Three Corners, NV”Applegate Trail * Fremont’s 2nd Expedition * Pacific DC IntertieAUCTION * COOKING CONTEST GET THE COMPLEAT JUNK BOOK HERE! SCHEDULE Friday, August 28:…
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Mark Twain; An Itinerant Humorist In the Hangman’s Yard

By Tom Kuntz Oct. 3, 1999 New York Times, October 3, 1999, Section 4, Page 7 EXECUTIONS are so routine and shielded from wide public view nowadays that not many have noticed that, with three months still to go in 1999, this is already the death penalty’s biggest year in nearly half a century —…
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Embattled Banner: The true history of the Confederate flag

BY JOHN M. COSKI7/9/2015 • CIVIL WAR TIMES IF you are a regular reader of Civil War Times, the Confederate battle flag is a familiar part of your world. The symbolism of the flag is simple and straightforward: It represents the Confederate side in the war that you enjoy studying. More than likely, your knowledge…
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