Bowers Mansion


The Bowers Mansion was built in 1863 by Lemeul and Eilley Bowers, a husband and wife made wealthy by the area's mining boom. The house was one of the first true mansions in the area. The home cost over $400,000 to build, and was modeled after mansions that Eilley had seen in Scotland, her homeland. The couple resided in the home until Lemeul's passing, when Eilley lost the home to financial hardship. The home now operates as a museum and a nod to the rich mining history in Carson City.


Old 395
19 Miles South of Reno
Washoe Valley, NV 89704


39.30482100, -119.83136000
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(775) 849-0201

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