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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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Q84_sky-harbor-airport-and-casino_Stateline-NV.html
During the late 1940s, this land was used by Sky Harbor Airport and Casino, which flew its wealthy patrons in from San Francisco to spend money in the local casinos. The airport consisted of a dirt landing strip, but with the snow-crested Crystal …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1PGN_the-brothers-of-e-c-v_Fallon-NV.html
Want it known that in the State of Nevada.... This site is dedicated not for it's historical significance, but for the significance of the genuine gold diggers of Western history... the working girls who made a man forget the back breaking wor…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1PBO_hiram-mott_Gardnerville-NV.html
Buried here are Hiram Mott and family, emigrants from Canada. Isreal Mott, son of Hiram built this house a few yards east of the spot in July 1852. Eliza his wife was the first white women settler in Nevada. Their child Louisa was the first white …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1OX9_undiscovered-silver-vein_Tonopah-NV.html
The hidden vein of silver ore in the middle of the road was exposed when the road was bladed in the 1950's. The vein was missed by the old timers and is an example of how all the outcropped veins looked when they were discovered by Jim Butler in M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1OX7_mizpah-mine-powder-magazine_Tonopah-NV.html
Used to store all dynamite, fuse and blasting caps used in Tonopah Mining Co. mines.
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