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Bronze Plaque Stolen From Reno Monument

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Courtesy: Historic Reno Preservation Society Courtesy: Historic Reno Preservation Society
Courtesy: Historic Reno Preservation Society Courtesy: Historic Reno Preservation Society

A bronze plaque detailing one of Reno's oldest neighborhoods has been stolen from its monument.

The 14x24 inch plaque, located in Lunsford Park on Riverside Drive, was discovered missing on October 18th from the Powning Pillar. The monument it was located on was unveiled to the public earlier this year.

The plaque contained detailed information about the surrounding 120 acres, also known as 'Little Italy.' Christopher Columbus Powning it bought the neighborhood in 1888.

The plaque was worth about $2,500.

If you have any information on this case, you're asked to call Secret Witness at 322-4900 or text your tip to 847411. Your call will remain anonymous and you could be eligible for a reward.

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