J. Holmes & Company, General Merchandise, located Wonder, Nevada circa 1910. Wonder was established in spring 1906 when hundreds of miners from nearby Fairview flocked to the recently discovered site. By fall the town had a drug store, assay office, stage line, freight depot, saloons, cafes, boarding houses and more.¬† Wonder thrived until 1919 when most miners and businesses had moved to greener pastures – or more “gold-in” hills?


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