September 6, 2016 – All who enjoy Nevada County history will be delighted to learn that the popular guide to the county’s historical landmarks, “Exploring Nevada County” has been updated and is now available in electronic format. Originally compiled by prominent local historian David Comstock, it has been updated by Bernard Zimmerman, the current chair of the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission and published as an e-guide by You Bet Press.
The new edition will guide you to 200 landmarks scattered throughout Nevada County. You can use its 14 maps and 200 photographs to tour these sites on your desktop monitor, or you can load the guide onto a mobile device and enjoy a pleasant drive through a beautiful part of the county, visiting landmarks on the way. You can use it to help plan family outings or picnics. Each landmark has a link to a Google map, so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding it. The e-guide features detailed maps of downtown Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee. It also contains numerous hypertext links to Wikipedia, newspaper articles and other sources which provide more information on the historical significance of the site.
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The e-guide is an electronic book available for any smartphone or tablet from Apple, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble. Go to You Bet Press (www.youbetpress.com) to find clickable links.
Prefer paper? There are still copies of the last edition available from Comstock Bonanza Press (http://comstockbonanza.com/products/exploring-nevada-county-an-illustrated-guide-to-local-landmarks-and-historic-sites-by-the-nevada-county-historical-landmarks-commission)
The purpose of the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is to promote the general welfare of Nevada County and its citizens through official recognition, recording, marking, preserving and promoting the historical resources of Nevada County. For more information, please call 530-210-3740.