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This dry-laid rock cabin, the oldest permanent building in Goodsprings, was constructed in 1886 by A. G. Campbell, a wealthy mining promoter from Utah who owned numerous claims in the district, and prospectors Jonas Taylor and William Smith. A. E. Thomas, then the sole resident of the town, occupied the house from 1896 to 1898.
The first Goodsprings School was established in 1907 in a tent; Miss Winifred Hardy, teacher. After a number of moves, the present building was erected, in 1913. Now on the National Register, it is the oldest school in Clark County that was built as a school and is still used as a school.
The saloon and the café next door, erected by prominent businessman George Fayle in 1913, are sheathed in pressed tin. The cherry wood bar was brought down from Rhyolite, already a Nye County ghost town. The Pioneer Saloon is a landmark watering hole that still serves the thirsty of the 21st century.
The Goodsprings Historical Society and the Old Spanish Trail Association invite you to the dedication of the Little Turtle Springs monument on the Old Spanish Trail Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 midtown Goodsprings, Nevada Vegas Street just E. of Spring Street 11:30 Dedication of Monument Old Spanish Trail Association Vegas St. 12:00 Program on the Old Spanish National Trail Dr. Elizabeth Warren Light Refreshments Goodsprings Community Center 1:30 Walking Tours of Historic Goodsprings Goodsprings Historical Society Goodsprings Community Center