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History on the Comstock Lode in Virginia City. Virginia City is known as the Queen of the Comstock Lode. In its boomtown days (brought on by the gold & silver rush in 1860s), rich & famous visited it to see shows at the city's opera house.--Highlights Which Way USA

Virginia City, Nevada – Official Site for Hotels, Restaurants, Museums, Attractions, Events, History – Comstock Lode Mining, V Railroad, Storey County


Legends of America: Virginia City and the Comstock Lode


Virginia City - named after a man from Virginia who discovered the Comstock Lode, the first discovery of silver in the US in 1859 - Nevada


Brand New DVD produced in Nevada tells the fascinating story of historic Virginia City & the Comstock Lode - Learn more at