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

They Died to Make the Desert Bloom

 
 
They Died to Make the Desert Bloom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
1. They Died to Make the Desert Bloom Marker
Inscription.  
The United States of America will continue to remember that many who toiled here found their final rest while engaged in the building of this dam.

The United States of America will continue to remember the services of all who labored to clothe with substance the plans of those who first visioned the building of this dam.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 36° 0.998′ N, 114° 44.339′ W. Marker is in Hoover Dam, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on U.S. 93, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder City NV 89005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. They Laboured that Millions might see a Brighter Day (here, next to this marker); Dr. Elwood Mead (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Dr. Elwood Mead (here, next to this marker); Hoover Dam and Lake Mead (here, next to this marker); Civil Engineering Monument of the Millennium

They Died to Make the Desert Bloom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
2. They Died to Make the Desert Bloom Marker
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(here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoover Dam.
 
Hoover Dam image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
3. Hoover Dam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,918 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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