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The Famous Crystal Bar, Virginia City, Nevada established 1867. In continuous operation since that time. Manager and owned by one family over 60 years, Wm.H. Marks (1901-1955). Wm. L. Marks from 1955. One of the five famous bars in the United States featured in Life Magazine, May 27, 1946., along with Ye Old Cellar, Chicago.; Buckhorn Lodge, Denver; Cock-N-Bull, Hollywood; Zebra Room, Town House, Los Angeles. Home of the gold-plated crystal chandeliers, famous crystal glassware,mysterious clock, old orchestron, historic pitures. Noted for its fancy mixed drinks.