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

Auction Site

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
1. Auction Site Marker
Inscription. On May 15, 1905, in this area, The City of Las Vegas was founded with the auction of lots in Clark's Las Vegas Townsite by San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad and Las Vegas Land & Water Company, predecessors of Union Pacific Railroad and Upland Industries Corporation in Nevada.
 
Erected 1980 by The Las Vegas Diamond Jubilee Committee.
 
Location. 36° 10.312′ N, 115° 8.787′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Fremont Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Plaza Hotel and Casino. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2-198 North Main Street, Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Light Standard (here, next to this marker); Auction Site / First Train Depot (a few steps from this marker); The First Telephone (within shouting distance of this marker); Las Vegas' Most Historic Hotel & Casino (within shouting distance of this marker); Gaming / Helldorado (within shouting distance
Auction Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
2. Auction Site Marker
of this marker); Block 16 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fremont Street (about 700 feet away); Von Tobel's Hardware Store (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Auction Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
3. Auction Site Marker
Auction Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
4. Auction Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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