Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Fight of the Century
Promoted by Tex Rickard, the fight brought over 30,000 fans to Reno, some 22,000 of whom packed the arena here on the day of the fight.
Erected by Nevada Historic Preservation Office and Washoe County Historical Society and Nevada Corral Westerners International. (Marker Number 220.)
Location. 39° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno NV 89512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mizpah Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Reno at the Crossroads (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Reno Arch (approx. 0.9 miles away); Morrill Hall, 1887 (approx. one mile away); Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Tree (approx. one mile away); Frederick Joseph DeLongechamps (approx. one mile away); Site of Nevada’s First Public Library (approx. one mile away); Lake's Crossing (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reno.
Categories. • Sports •
More. Search the internet for The Fight of the Century.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 170 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.