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Boulder City in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hoover Dam Memorial

 
 
Plaque on the <i>Front Side</i> of the Hoover Dam Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
1. Plaque on the Front Side of the Hoover Dam Memorial
Inscription.
[ Front ]:
They endured the hardships so all of America might prosper

This Memorial was contributed by the men and women who built Hoover Dam to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its dedication
September 30, 1985

[ Right Side ]:
The Hard Hat
Prominent among the project's many contributions to the construction industry is the hard hat, which made its debut as mandatory equipment at Hoover Dam, where "safety first" was the order of the day.

[ Left Side ]:
At the Dedication of Hoover Dam
September 30, 1935
"This is an engineering victory of the first order – another great achievement of American resourcefulness, skill and determination. This is why I congratulate you who have created Boulder Dam and on behalf of the nation say to you – well done."
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
 
Erected 1985 by The People Who Built Hoover Dam.
 
Location. 35° 58.54′ N, 114° 50.389′ W. Marker is in Boulder City, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Nevada Way and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling west on Nevada Way
Marker is on the <i>Right Side</i> of the Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
2. Marker is on the Right Side of the Monument
The Hard Hat
. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henderson NV 89015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank T. Crowe (here, next to this marker); “Rag Town Goddess” (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabam (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Hitchin’ a Ride” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Puddler's Break (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Boulder Dam Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Hoover Dam Turbine Runner (approx. 0.4 miles away); Boulder City, Nevada (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boulder City.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Plaque on the <i>Left Side</i> of the Monument. Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
3. Plaque on the Left Side of the Monument.
At the Dedication of Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
4. Hoover Dam Memorial
Hoover Dam Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
5. Hoover Dam Memorial
The Hoover Dam Monument is in the center of the photo.
Rear Side of the Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
6. Rear Side of the Monument
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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