Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Mohave Center Plaza of Valor
Leonardo Da Vinci
those who gave their
lives in the Holocaust of
July 5, 1973, in Kingman
John O. Campbell Allan Hanson Christopher G Sanders William L Casson Frank S Henry Arthur C. Stringer Joseph L. Chambers, III Roger A Hubka Donald G. Webb M. B. (Jimmy) Cox Marvin Mast Richard Lee Williams
On this 11th day of November, 1980, upon the dedication of Mohave Center, all of the members of Mohave Savings and Loan Association offer this gift to our contemporary citizens in loving memory of those we will never forget.
Arthur A. Arnold, M. D.
President / Chairman of the Board
Erected 1980 by Mohave Savings and Loan Association.
Location. 35° 11.442′ N, 114° 3.082′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of East Oak Street and North 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bonelli House (within shouting distance St. John's United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U. S. Post Office (about 400 feet away); Elks Lodge No. 468 (about 500 feet away); Little Red Schoolhouse (about 500 feet away); World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); Mohave County Jail (about 600 feet away); Mohave County Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingman.
Regarding Mohave Center Plaza of Valor. On July 5, 1973, Kingman was the site of a catastrophic Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion which killed 11 firefighters. The explosion occurred following a fire that broke out as propane was being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank.
Also see . . . Kingman, AZ Tank Car Explodes In Town. Details on the event of July 1973. (Submitted on April 5, 2010.)
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