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

Abbott Way Station

Circa 1917

 
 
Abbott Way Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2011
1. Abbott Way Station Marker
Inscription. On this site was one of the first rest-over businesses in the Virgin Valley. Here an early version of an adobe brick house was used as a small grocery store with a separate wash house that had shower and laundry facilities, and a way station (campground) for freighters and travelers. Hay was also sold to those traveling by horse drawn wagons and buggies.

Mesquite Fine Arts Center
2003
In 2003 the City of Mesquite broke ground to build this complex as a center of activity for the fine arts in the Virgin Valley. The design won several awards and is a milestone for culture in the community.
 
Erected by City of Mesquite. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Location. 36° 48.246′ N, 114° 4.115′ W. Marker is in Mesquite, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on West Mesquite Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 West Mesquite Boulevard, Mesquite NV 89027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Museum and Fire House (here, next to this marker); Virgin Valley (here, next to this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (within shouting
Abbott Way Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2011
2. Abbott Way Station Marker
distance of this marker); Egg House / Telephone Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Tithing Lot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); History of Mesquite (about 600 feet away); Mary Jane Leavitt Abbott (about 600 feet away); William Elias Abbott (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mesquite.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Close-Up of Photo Displayed on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
3. Close-Up of Photo Displayed on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the Fine Arts building. • Can you help?
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