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Mohave Center Plaza of Valor

 
 
Mohave Center Plaza of Valor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
1. Mohave Center Plaza of Valor Marker
Inscription.  
"O Lord, thou givest us everything at the price of an effort."
Leonardo Da Vinci
1452-1519

We remember
those who gave their
lives in the Holocaust of
July 5, 1973, in Kingman

John O. Campbell • Allan Hanson • Christopher G Sanders • William L Casson • Frank S Henry • Arthur C. Stringer • Joseph L. Chambers, III • Roger A Hubka • Donald G. Webb • M. B. (Jimmy) Cox • Marvin Mast • Richard Lee Williams

On this 11th day of November, 1980, upon the dedication of Mohave Center, all of the members of Mohave Savings and Loan Association offer this gift to our contemporary citizens in loving memory of those we will never forget.

Arthur A. Arnold, M. D.
President / Chairman of the Board
 
Erected 1980 by Mohave Savings and Loan Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesNotable Events. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1876.
 
Location. 35° 11.442′ N, 114° 3.082′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County
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. Marker is at the intersection of East Oak Street and North 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bonelli House (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William G. Blakely Home (about 400 feet away); Dr. Toler R. White House (about 400 feet away); U. S. Post Office (about 400 feet away); Elks Lodge No. 468 (about 500 feet away); Ross H. Blakely House (about 500 feet away); Little Red Schoolhouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingman.
 
Regarding Mohave Center Plaza of Valor. On July 5, 1973, Kingman was the site of a catastrophic Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion which killed 11 firefighters. The explosion occurred following a fire that broke out as propane was being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank.
 
Mohave Center Plaza of Valor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
2. Mohave Center Plaza of Valor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,307 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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