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

Dr. Elwood Mead

 
 
Dr. Elwood Mead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
1. Dr. Elwood Mead Marker
Inscription.  Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, 1924-1936 whose life-time work culminated in construction of the Boulder Canyon project creating Lake Mead, named in his honor.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 36° 0.998′ N, 114° 44.339′ W. Marker is in Hoover Dam, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 93. 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 Died to Make the Desert Bloom (here, next to this marker); They Laboured that Millions might see a Brighter Day (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 (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoover Dam.
 
Lake Mead image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
2. Lake Mead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,825 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on June 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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