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Wellington Inn (Hoye Hotel)

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Hoye Hotel
c. 1883. South side NV 208, approximately 1.5 miles west of the intersection with the Wellington cutoff
  • (Photograph by Julie Nicoletta)

An Irish couple, John and Mary Hoye, built this large building, four bays long, as a hotel and stage stop along the road from Dayton to Aurora. The building is in excellent condition and appears to have changed little over the years, except for the screening of the front porch and the addition of a small side porch over the east entrance. The cornice returns and corner boards ending in capitals are among the few ornamental touches. The Hoyes also built the Wellington Mercantile (c. 1883) next door.

Writing Credits

Julie Nicoletta


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Julie Nicoletta, "Wellington Inn (Hoye Hotel)", [Wellington, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 126-126.

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