Near Nelson in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected 2006 by Queho Posse Chapter 1919, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 35° 42.581′ N, 114° 48.225′ W. Marker is near Nelson, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on Nevada Route 165 12.9 miles east of U.S. 95, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Searchlight NV 89046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Techatticup Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); El Dorado Canyon (within shouting distance of El Dorado Canyon (approx. 1.3 miles away); Deadly Flash Flood (approx. 5.2 miles away); Eldorado Canyon (approx. 11 miles away); a different marker also named Eldorado Canyon (approx. 11.1 miles away); Taming the Colorado (approx. 15.9 miles away in Arizona).
Also see . . .
1. Queho History. An E Vitus Clamper Website post of the history of Queho (pronounced Key-ho) (Submitted on April 1, 2010.)
2. Queho - Renegade Indian Outlaw. The mystery and legend of renegade Indian, Queho (pronounced Key-Ho), continues to be debated today as to whether he was a scoundrel or a scapegoat. Was the Southern Nevada Indian a true outlaw killer or was he merely blamed by law officers for an abundance of unsolved crimes. (Submitted on April 1, 2010.)
3. QUEHO (1880? - 1935?) Scoundrel or Scapegoat?. An American Indian who chose to live his life by his own rules found himself at odds with the white residents of early Clark County. (Submitted on April 1, 2010.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Persons •
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