“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Bow & Arrow Motel

Bow & Arrow Motel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 31, 2020
1. Bow & Arrow Motel Marker
Inscription.  The Bow & Arrow Motel was originally installed in Downtown Las Vegas on Wyoming Avenue.

The Allied Arts Council donated the Bow & Arrow Motel sign to The Neon Museum in 2001.
Erected 2009 by The Neon Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features.
Location. 36° 10.578′ N, 115° 8.164′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on Las Vegas Boulevard North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 713 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "H" Wall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silver Slipper Gambling Hall (about 300 feet away); Jerry's Nugget (about 300 feet away); The Las Vegas Hard Rock Café Guitar Sign (about 400 feet away); The Neon Boneyard Park Sign (about 500 feet away); Las Vegas Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Las Vegas Post Office
Bow & Arrow Motel Sign image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 31, 2020
2. Bow & Arrow Motel Sign
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Las Vegas Mormon Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk across the street from the neon sign.
Regarding Bow & Arrow Motel. From the Neon Museum website:

In 1996, The Neon Museum officially “opened” with the installation of its first refurbished sign, the Hacienda Horse and Rider, at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street.

Today, it joins eight other restored neon signs currently on display as part of the Las Vegas Signs project: the Silver Slipper, the Bow & Arrow Motel and Binion’s Horseshoe were installed in 2009 near the La Concha Visitors’ Center at the McWilliams Avenue intersection; Society Cleaners, the Lucky Cuss Motel and the Normandie Motel were added along Las Vegas Blvd between Ogden Ave the 1-95 overpass in 2012. Additionally, the 5th Street Liquor sign was installed at Garces Street and Casino Center Boulevard, near the Bonneville Transit Center and the Landmark Hotel sign was installed on Paradise Road near the site of the imploded casino.

These restored signs can be viewed as public art and visited on a self-guided tour, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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