Arrowhead Trail

Arrowhead Trail (HM1OH)

Location: Middletown, NV 89040 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 25.579', W 114° 27.79'

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Las Vegans claimed to be the originators of this all-weather route between Los Angels and Salt Lake City. From the beginning, the Arrowhead Trail was a "grass roots" effort including promotion by various chambers of commerce and volunteer construction by local citizens. However, it was Charles H. Bigelow, from Los Angeles, who gave it great publicity. During 1915 & 1916 he drove the entire route many times in his twin-six Packard "Cactus Kate."

The trail, as seen behind you, was built in 1915 and completed the section between St. Thomas and Las Vegas. In its day it denoted a milestone of progress.

State Historical Marker No. 168
Nevada State Park System
Elbert B. Edward
HM NumberHM1OH
Marker Number168
Placed ByNevada State Park System
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 727423 N 4034225
Decimal Degrees36.42631667, -114.46316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 25.579', W 114° 27.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 25' 34.74" N, 114° 27' 47.40" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9498 Valley of Fire Hwy, Middletown NV 89040, US
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