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Lovelock in Pershing County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers

 
 
Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Chris English, August 16, 2011
1. Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in memory of
Kark O. Olfers
who willed this site and building known as Olfers Garage to the City of Lovelock for the use of the Lovelock Fire Department. A charter member of this department, since June 10, 1934 he served as Chief from January 1, 1938 to June 12, 1962. Dedicated this fourth day of July 1967 that all men may remember Karl O. Olfers
 
Erected 1967.
 
Location. 40° 10.883′ N, 118° 28.409′ W. Marker is in Lovelock, Nevada, in Pershing County. Marker is on Cornell Avenue (Business Route 80 at milepost 106), just south of 12th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Starting at MP 106 offramp going toward Main Street - go 0.2 mi. Turn Left on Main Street NV-398) - go 0.20 mi. Turn Right on Cornell Avenue (NV-396) - go 0.10 mi. Fire Station is near 12th Street and Cornell, east side of street. Marker is in this post office area: Lovelock NV 89419, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Pershing County (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkMan-Made Features
 
Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Chris English, August 16, 2011
2. Dedicated to the Memory of Karl O. Olfers Marker
The complete marker, affixed to the west wall of the volunteer fire station.
The former Olfer's Garage, now Lovelock VFD Station image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Chris English, August 16, 2011
3. The former Olfer's Garage, now Lovelock VFD Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2011, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2011, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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