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

The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign

 
 
The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2010
1. The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign Marker
Inscription.
1959
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 36° 4.901′ N, 115° 10.363′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from Las Vegas Boulevard South (Nevada Route 159) 0.4 miles south of West Russell Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NV 89119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Little Church of the West (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Bugsy" (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Shrine of the Four-Faced Brahma (approx. 2.4 miles away); The "Bugsy Building" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Well Tower #10 (approx. 5.5 miles away); First Water Company (approx. 5.5 miles away); The Huntridge Neighborhood (approx. 5.6 miles away); Mary Dutton Park (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is flat on the ground about 125 feet south of the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign. Most people walk right over the marker.
 
Regarding The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign. National Register of
The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2010
2. The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign Marker
Historic Places:
The "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign, (added 2009 - - #09000284)
Las Vegas Blvd., in public right of way, approx. .5 mi. S. of intersection with Russell Rd. , Paradise Township
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Willis, Betty Whitehead
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2010
3. The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign
Backside of The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2010
4. Backside of The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign
The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign , at dusk image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 2003
5. The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign , at dusk
The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 2003
6. The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,654 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5, 6. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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