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

The Pioneer Saloon

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
1. The Pioneer Saloon Marker
Inscription.  George Fayle moved to southern Nevada from Calico, California in 1904. He settled at Goodsprings Junction, which was later renamed for his wife Jean. In 1912, he moved to Goodsprings. He built the Pioneer Saloon in 1913, later building the Fayle General Store and the Fayle Hotel. Through he died in the flu epidemic of 1918, his vision lived on through his saloon, still a center of community life. Later owners have also affected the community, none more so then "Poppa Don" Hedrick, who raised money for local causes and ran a local ambulance service.
 
Erected 2001 by Queho Posse, Chapter 1919, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 35° 49.945′ N, 115° 25.92′ W. Marker is in Goodsprings, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on Spring Street (Nevada Route 161) 0.1 miles east of Vegas Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jean NV 89019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
2. The Pioneer Saloon Marker
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8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goodsprings Mining District 1856 - 1957 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Good's Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Elko Fire Bell (approx. 6.9 miles away); Jean, Nevada (approx. 7 miles away); The Arrowhead Trail Highway (approx. 7 miles away); The Yellow Pine Mining Company Railroad (approx. 7 miles away); The Last Spike (approx. 8.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Last Spike (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goodsprings.
 
The Pioneer Saloon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
3. The Pioneer Saloon
The Pioneer Saloon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
4. The Pioneer Saloon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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