Category: History

The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #38, Wonder, NV

S L Y Clamper year 6022 Brought to you by Julia C. Bulette Chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus Envisioned by  Noble Grand Humbug Reid Slayden  Researched and interpreted by  Jeffrey D. Johnson XNGH, Clamphistorian at Chapter 1864 Dedicated to Rod Stock XSNGH, Jess Davis XNGH 2017 c.e. Churchill County Churchill County was established in 1861 and named…
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William Morris Stewart – Nevada founding father

William Morris Stewart had a lengthy and remarkable career. Extraordinarily capable and articulate, he was the most visible of nineteenth century Nevada senators. He was a skilled politician. Never beloved, he was respected for his intelligence and mastery of detail, and feared for his often ruthless determination and occasional lack of scruples in attaining his…
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Then and Now, 1966

An ECV history pamphlet from 1966. h/t Jim Cirner then_and_now_1966

JUNK 6019

NGH “Beans & Wienies” Bob has chosen Jarbidge as our destination for the annual JUNK trip on August 15, 16, & 17. It may be a long stretch to get there but the views are stunning and the area is rich in history. If you have never been to this area of Nevada, this is…
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ECV Historical Marker Database

Thanks to the good folks at The Historical Marker Database, we have a nice list of 785 ECV markers throughout the United States, including 28 markers attributed to chapter #1864. The database is searchable with a mapping function as well. Take a look through, and if you think one is missing, we’ll see about adding it.…
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The Colorful History of the Nevada California State Boundary

Thanks to Jeff Johnson. This is a great article. “With the outbreak of the Civil War the mountain of silver under Virginia City became critical to national security. Nevada became a Territory by Act of Congress on March 2, 1861….“It is interesting to note that longitude is not referenced to Greenwich, but to Washington, D.C….“Nevada…
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Jess’s 2012 Junk Book, Clamper History

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #43 Fremont’s Castle Nevada clamper year6017 Brought to you by Julia C. Bulette chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus Researched and interpreted by Jeffrey D. Johnson XNGH, Clamphistorian Envisioned by Noble Grand Humbug Jess Davis Bonafide by General Geno Oliver XNGH, and current Proctor Cover photo Valley of the Mud Lakes, F.…
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Junk 2011 final draft

Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #32 Smoke Creek Nevada clamper year 6016 Brought to you by Julia C. Bulette Chapter 1864, E Clampus Vitus Researched and interpreted by Jeffrey D. Johnson XNGH, Clamphistorian Envisioned by Vice Noble Humbug Jess Davis Requisitioned by Noble Grand Humbug Russ Bream Bonafide by General Geno Oliver XNGH, and current Proctor…
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J.U.N.K. Trip 2010 – Kingston

J.U.N.K.: All the info on what we will explore on the Junk trip next week Introduction By General Geno Oliver … As you you are coming into the Big Smoky Valley from the west, on the right, about a half mile from the turn onto SR 376, this would be the southwest section, This was…
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