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First Church Built in Las Vegas

1905 - 2005

 
 
First Church Built in Las Vegas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
1. First Church Built in Las Vegas Marker
Inscription.
Building Rededication
Honoring the 100th Year
Anniversary of the First Church
Built in Las Vegas
presiding
Honorable Mayor Oscar B Goodman December 13, 2005

 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 36° 10.088′ N, 115° 8.65′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 South 3rd Street, Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Preservation (within shouting distance of this marker); County Courthouses (within shouting distance of this marker); Von Tobel's Hardware Store (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Ralph Louis Engelstad (about 800 feet away); Neon / Atomic Testing (approx. 0.2 miles away); El Portal Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Hotel Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fremont Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Church Built in Las Vegas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
2. First Church Built in Las Vegas Marker
Marker is to the left of the entrance.
Downtown Coffee Company image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
3. Downtown Coffee Company
Plaque to the right of entrance

In recognition and in appreciation of Andy Katz and Jim Barbarite in preserving the structure and history of the first church in Las Vegas, First United Methodist Church, we, the former members, wish to express our thanks for their efforts in creating a restaurant that maintains the legacy of fellowship and spirit of friendship we shared as a congregation at "First Church".

Date – June 15, 2006 – On the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the founding of the first church in Las Vegas the First Methodist Church
First Church Built in Las Vegas Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
4. First Church Built in Las Vegas Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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.
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