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By Margo Bartlett Pesek Stripped of roofs, windows and doors, stark adobe ruins remain of buildings that once comprised Nevada's first military installation. Strife between native Paiutes and white settlers in 1860 resulted in the establishment of Fort Churchill east of Carson City. Now preserved as Fort Churchill State Historic Park, the outpost saw nearly a decade of active use during turbulent times. Fort Churchill lies about 390 miles from Las Vegas. Southern Nevadans traveling north...
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