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Abraham Curry (1815-1873), known as the founder of Carson City, served as the first superintendent of the U.S. Branch Mint in Carson City when it opened in 1870.

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Abe Curry Day coming to Nevada State Museum in Carson City

He’s got a street named after him and statue on the mall between the state Capitol and Nevada Legislature. Now Abraham Curry — the Father of Carson City — is going to have a day of his own at the Nevada State Museum.


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