Laughlin in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Laughlin, an Oasis on the Colorado
Erected 2011 by Queho Posse Chapter 1919, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1650 South Casino Drive, 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. Camels and Commerce (approx. 0.3 miles away); Avenue of Flags (approx. 0.3 miles away); Donald (Don) J. Laughlin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Fort Mohave (approx. 0.8 miles away in Arizona); Commercial Steamship Transportation and Bullhead Community Park (approx. 1.8 miles away in Arizona); Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away in Arizona); The Garcés Expedition (approx. 6.1 miles away); Arizona Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away in Arizona). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laughlin.
Also see . . . Down By the River. An article by A.D. Hopkins on the life of Don Laughlin.
After leaving high school because he was making a bundle of money gambling, a boy from Minnesota founded a town in Nevada that bears his name and his luck. (Submitted on September 1, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 809 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 1, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.