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

Donald (Don) J. Laughlin

 
 
Donald (Don) J. Laughlin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, April 20, 2006
1. Donald (Don) J. Laughlin Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer and Founding Father of the Town of Laughlin. His vision in 1966 of the opportunities and growth for this area is what you see today.
 
Erected 2003 by The friends of Don Laughlin.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 10.26′ N, 114° 34.325′ W. Marker is in Laughlin, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on South Casino Drive near the Laughlin Bridge to Arizona (Route 163), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laughlin NV 89029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Avenue of Flags (within shouting distance of this marker); Laughlin, an Oasis on the Colorado (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Fort Mohave (approx. 0.6 miles away in Arizona); Camels and Commerce (approx. 0.6 miles away); Commercial Steamship Transportation and Bullhead Community Park (approx. 2.1 miles away in Arizona); Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery
Donald (Don) J. Laughlin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2010
2. Donald (Don) J. Laughlin
(approx. 3.6 miles away in Arizona); The Garcés Expedition (approx. 6.3 miles away); Arizona Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away in Arizona). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laughlin.
 
More about this marker. Laughlin is in that corner of Nevada where Arizona, California and Nevada meet.
 
Also see . . .
1. Laughlin History. (Submitted on April 30, 2006.)
2. Laughlin Nevada History Timeline. (Submitted on April 30, 2006.)
 
Statue of Don Laughlin image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, April 20, 2006
3. Statue of Don Laughlin
The Riverside, Don Laughlin's Hotel and Casino image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, April 20, 2006
4. The Riverside, Don Laughlin's Hotel and Casino
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 2,854 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos:   1. submitted on April 29, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California.   2. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3, 4. submitted on April 29, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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