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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25WL_the-wengert-mansion_Las-Vegas-NV.html
The Wengert residence was originally owned by Cyril S. and Lottie Wengert. Built in 1938, this Tudor Revival home was designed by Architect, H. Clifford Nordstrom, and was amongst the largest in Las Vegas. Prominent in Las Vegas social and busines…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25WF_glendale-and-glendale-nick-nicolaides_Moapa-NV.html
About 1922, J. H. Nicolaides overheard two state highway engineers talking about the new route Arrowhead Trail Highway would take in southern Nevada. Realizing a service station would be necessary at the crossing the road would make over the Muddy…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24B7_the-red-barn_Las-Vegas-NV.html
The Red Barn opened in 1958 as an antique store near Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway. In 1961 the store was converted into a club that was the first coffeehouse in Las Vegas and a popular hangout among local college students. The Red Barn ho…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM212A_the-yellow-pine-mining-company-railroad_Jean-NV.html
Built in 1911, The Yellow Pine Mining Company Railroad was a twelve and a half mile long narrow gauge railroad connecting the town of Goodsprings with the Union Pacific Railroad here in Jean. The railroad was built using materials from the defunct…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YJP_the-arrowhead-trail-highway_Jean-NV.html
The first automobile road to connect Los Angeles and Las Vegas was the Arrowhead Trail Highway. Planned, promoted and built beginning in the second decade of the twentieth century, this was one of the named interstate highways of the Good Roads mo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNN_the-h-wall_Las-Vegas-NV.html
Created in1962 by architects Wayne McCallister and William Wagner and YESCO design staff. The three-story concave panel of interlocking neon "H" elements formed the corner bullnose for the casino's fa├žade on Fremont Street. At the time, the Hors…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNM_jerrys-nugget_Las-Vegas-NV.html
This Jerry's Nugget cabinet rotated atop a vertical tower of letters spelling "Nugget", advertising the popular North Las Vegas local's casino. Circa 1970s, the sign incorporates skeleton neon and hand lettering for lively day and night viewing. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNL_silver-slipper-gambling-hall_Las-Vegas-NV.html
The Silver Slipper was originally installed on the grounds of the Last Frontier on Las Vegas Boulevard. The Slipper was designed by Jack Larsen and built by Young Electric Sign Company.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNI_eldorado-canyon_Boulder-City-NV.html
Eldorado Canyon, the site of a mining boom, runs east from here to the Colorado River. Prospectors began digging for gold and silver here, about 1859, forming the Colorado Mining District. The three largest mines, the Techatticup, Wall Street, and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNG_deadly-flash-flood_Searchlight-NV.html
It looked like a big, black wall of water. There were maybe two or three waves. all carrying something, vehicles upside down. Manuel Cortez, Las Vegas Review-Journal On September 14, 1974, a flash flood roared down Eldorado Canyon and swept t…
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