Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Las Vegas Fort
Erected 1939 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Desert Holly Camp, Las Vegas, Nevada. (Marker Number 40.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
Location. 36° 10.832′ N, 115° 8.011′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from East Washington Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard North. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 East Washington Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Las Vegas Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Old Mormon Fort The Las Vegas Mormon Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); The Neon Boneyard Park Sign (approx. ¼ mile away); Silver Slipper Gambling Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); The "H" Wall (approx. ¼ mile away); Jerry's Nugget (approx. ¼ mile away); Biltmore Village (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
Also see . . . Old Las Vegas Mormon State Historic Park. The Nevada Division of State Parks website offers photos, the history and additional informational links. (Submitted on March 30, 2010.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.