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Goldfield in Esmeralda County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Gans Vs. Nelson

 
 
Gans and Nelson Fight Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trev Meed, October 5, 2009
1. Gans and Nelson Fight Marker
Inscription.  
Fight
Gans VS. Nelson
Sept. 3, 1906
42 Rounds
Goldfield, Nevada

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is September 3, 1906.
 
Location. 37° 42.464′ N, 117° 14.024′ W. Marker is in Goldfield, Nevada, in Esmeralda County. Marker is on U.S. 95, on the right when traveling west. Located right by the Esmeralda County Courthouse building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goldfield NV 89013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goldfield Community Center (a few steps from this marker); Goldfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Nevada Consolidated Telephone-Telegraph Company Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gables (approx. 0.2 miles away); Where’s Gran Pah? (approx. ¼ mile away); Goldfield’s Railroads (approx. ¼ mile away); California Beer Hall Warehouse (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Goldfield (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goldfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gans - Nelson Fight Was One for the Ages
Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trev Meed, October 5, 2009
2. Courthouse and Marker
Marker is visible in the left lower corner, mounted on the brick base.
Click or scan to see
this page online
. An article written by John L. Smith for the Las Vegas review-Journal (Submitted on October 10, 2015.) 

2. Gans - Nelson Fight. A video posted on YouTube of the fight. (Submitted on October 10, 2015.) 
 
Gans Vs. Nelson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Boxingnewsonline.net
3. Gans Vs. Nelson
Oscar 'Battling' Nelson, left. Joe Gans, right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   2. submitted on October 9, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   3. submitted on April 13, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 29, 2022