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Morey is located about 21 miles northeast of Warm Springs.

Gold and silver was discovered here in 1865.  By 1869 a camp was established.  In 1873 a twenty-stamp mill was erected using old parts, which resulted in the mill being down the majority of the time.  At this time, the town of 100 had a post office, several stores, several saloons, blacksmith shop, livery stable, boardinghouse, and stage service to Eureka and Belmont.

This was a hard luck town, which suffered through several financial hardships during its short history.  Only around $475,000 in ore production was produced by the Morey mines.

The post office finally closed around 1905, and the town was pretty much deserted by 1909.  Most of the remaining buildings were destroyed by a landslide in the early 1950s.

 

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This room was wallpapered using old newspaper pages.

 

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