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

Woodlawn Cemetery

1914

 
 
Woodlawn Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
1. Woodlawn Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Opened in 1914 on ten acres of donated land, the cemetery was the unofficial veterans cemetery until 1989 and is the home of Veterans Memorial Circle
Woodlawn Cemetery Is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
 
Location. 36° 11.252′ N, 115° 8.03′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on North Las Vegas Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 North Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Woodlawn Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Las Vegas Paiute Colony (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Las Vegas Post Office (approx. half a mile away); Old Mormon Fort (approx. half a mile away); Las Vegas Fort (approx. half a mile away); The Las Vegas Mormon Fort (approx. half a mile away); The Neon Boneyard Park Sign (approx. 0.7 miles away); Silver Slipper Gambling Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
Regarding Woodlawn Cemetery. This is Site #14 on the Pioneer Trail.

From the Pioneer Trail Brochure:
Until 1914, when the
Woodlawn Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
2. Woodlawn Cemetery Marker
Marker is at right-center of photo.
railroad donated land for a city cemetery, people buried the dead in small family plots or on public land reserved for burials. Woodlawn was created in 1914 when several prominent local women persuaded the railroad to donate ten acres to be dedicated as a city cemetery. Several notable local residents and characters are interred here. The cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Woodlawn Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
3. Woodlawn Cemetery Marker
Marker is at left-center of photo.
Veterans Memorial Circle at Woodlawn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
4. Veterans Memorial Circle at Woodlawn Cemetery
In Their Memory Monument at Circle image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
5. In Their Memory Monument at Circle
Clark County Ex-Service Organization Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
6. Clark County Ex-Service Organization Plaque
Veterans Organizations of Las Vegas Plaque -1947 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
7. Veterans Organizations of Las Vegas Plaque -1947
USAF Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
8. USAF Memorial
US Navy Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
9. US Navy Memorial
US Marine Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
10. US Marine Corps Memorial
US Army Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
11. US Army Memorial
US Coast Guard Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
12. US Coast Guard Memorial
North Las Vegas Chapter - American War Mothers image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
13. North Las Vegas Chapter - American War Mothers
Armed Forces K-9 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2014
14. Armed Forces K-9 Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on July 22, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on July 22, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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