Empire City

Rich Moreno’s Backyard Traveler: Finding Forgotten Empire City

An historic marker on U.S. 50, a few miles east of Carson City, commemorates the spot where Empire City was once located. While little remains today, records indicate that the community once had a business district that stretched three-quarters of a mile. The last tangible evidence that Empire City once existed is a small cemetery located south of U.S. 50, above the historic marker.

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