Tonopah in Nye County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
“Big” Bill Murphy
On the last trip he did not return.
Statue designed and built by Adam Skiles. Dedicated May 28th, 2005
Location. 38° 4.052′ N, 117° 13.839′ W. Marker is in Tonopah, Nevada, in Nye County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway (U.S. 6) and Bryan Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Veterans Memorial Highway. Touch for map. Sculpture is located in front of the post office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Main Street, Tonopah NV 89049, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Belmont Mine Fire Mural (a few steps from this marker); Mizpah Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Tonopah (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jim and Belle Butler (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Leasers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stopes Mizpah Mine Powder Magazine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Verdi Lumber Company Coal Bin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonopah.
More about this marker. This marker is one of a series of sculptural monuments in Tonopah created by Adam Skiles.
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