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

Hoover Dam

 
 
Hoover Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, November 3, 2007
1. Hoover Dam Marker
Inscription.  
A modern civil engineering wonder of the United States

One of seven selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers

1955

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 36° 0.973′ N, 114° 44.223′ W. Marker is near Boulder City, 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Elwood Mead (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); They Died to Make the Desert Bloom (about 600 feet away); They Laboured that Millions might see a Brighter Day (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Dr. Elwood Mead (about 600 feet away); Hoover Dam and Lake Mead (about 600 feet away); Civil Engineering Monument of the Millennium
Hoover Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, November 3, 2007
2. Hoover Dam Marker
(about 600 feet away); Anson Smith (approx. 0.2 miles away in Arizona); The Hoover Dam Construction Mascot (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boulder City.
 
Hoover Dam image. Click for full size.
By Sandie Kirchner, June 7, 2010
3. Hoover Dam
A view of the bridge near the Hoover Dam and marker image. Click for full size.
November 28, 2018
4. A view of the bridge near the Hoover Dam and marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,593 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.   3. submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on December 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 9, 2020