National Hotel ExteriorWhile in Nevada City, Rupert, Isabella, Monty, and the narrator visit the historic National Hotel, pictured to the right.

The National Hotel claims to be one of the oldest continuously running hotels in the West. A hospitality establishment has operated on this site, in one form or the other, since 1856.





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View from Balcony






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