Blue Diamond in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Old Spanish Trail
1829 – 1850
Erected by State of Nevada Historical Marker. (Marker Number 33.)
Location. 36° 2.81′ N, 115° 24.386′ W. Marker is in Blue Diamond, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Village Boulevard and Diamond Street, on the left when traveling east on Village Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Diamond NV 89004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Old Spanish Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Old Spanish Trail (approx. 6 miles away).
Also see . . . The Old Spanish Trail. The Old Spanish Trail witnessed a brief but furious heyday between 1830 and 1848 as a trade route linking Santa Fe, New Mexico and Los Angeles, California. During that period, Mexican and American traders took woolen goods west over the trail by mule train, and returned eastward with California mules and horses for the New Mexico and Missouri markets.
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