Carson City, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology: Nevada Landmarks Society; Nevada State Division of Archives. (Marker Number 243.)
Location. 39° 9.868′ N, 119° 45.602′ W. Marker is in Carson City, Nevada. Marker is at the intersection of East Musser Street and North Pratt Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Musser Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carson City NV 89701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Charles W. Friend House, Observatory, and Weather Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Van Santvoord Curry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Fraternal Site of Carson City (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nevada’s Capitol (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carson City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kit Carson 1843 – 44 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Federal Government Building (1888-1970) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pony Express Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carson City.
Also see . . . A Youtube Video of the Fight. Films of boxing matches were a popular staple, and the 1897 match-up between James J. Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons, held in Carson City, Nev., was especially staged for the benefit of cameras. Source: 2012 Film Registry - CBS News (Submitted on October 27, 2013.)
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