El Trovatore Motel

El Trovatore Motel (HM1B0J)

Location: Kingman, AZ 86401 Mohave County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 12.815', E 114° 0.822'

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El Trovatore MotelTrovatore is Italian for troubadour or traveler. Developer John E. Miller built the Nevada Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada which was late named Sal Sagev (Las Vegas spelled backwards). He moved to Kingman, Arizona in 1935 after Hoover Dam was completed, purchased the motel site and started construction. From 1937-1940 a service station, auto court and caf? were built. The modern settlement was a rest stop for travelers. Having heating and air conditioning, it was luxurious for it's time. Many celebrities have stayed here including Jeff Chandler, Charles Bronson, Jane Russel, James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Don Knotts.
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HM NumberHM1B0J
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByLost Dutchman Chapter 5917+4, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)50S E 228163 N 3900816
Decimal Degrees35.21358333, -114.01370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 12.815', E 114° 0.822'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 12' 48.90" N, 114° 0' 49.32" E
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2896-2962 Historic Route 66, Kingman AZ 86401, US
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