Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Woodlawn Cemetery Is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 36° 11.252′ N, 115° 8.03′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on North Las Vegas Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 North Las Vegas Boulevard, 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. A different marker also named Woodlawn Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Las Vegas Paiute Colony (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Las Vegas Post Office (approx. half a mile away); Old Mormon Fort (approx. half a mile away); Las Vegas Fort (approx. half a mile away); The Las Vegas Mormon Fort (approx. half a mile away); Las Vegas Old Mormon FortThe Neon Boneyard Park Sign (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
Regarding Woodlawn Cemetery. This is Site #14 on the Pioneer Trail.
From the Pioneer Trail Brochure:
Until 1914, when the railroad donated land for a city cemetery, people buried the dead in small family plots or on public land reserved for burials. Woodlawn was created in 1914 when several prominent local women persuaded the railroad to donate ten acres to be dedicated as a city cemetery. Several notable local residents and characters are interred here. The cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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