The Arrowhead Trail Highway

The Arrowhead Trail Highway (HM1YJP)

Location: Jean, NV 89019 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 46.754', W 115° 19.495'

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The first automobile road to connect Los Angeles and Las Vegas was the Arrowhead Trail Highway. Planned, promoted and built beginning in the second decade of the twentieth century, this was one of the named interstate highways of the Good Roads movement. The Arrowhead Trail Highway eventually connected Los Angeles, across the desert to Las Vegas, and the north to Salt Lake City. The road was later numbered Highway 91, and parts of the road are now part of Interstate 15. The final route of the Arrowhead Trail Highway entered Nevada at today's Primm, and followed a dirt route just south of today's 1-15 to Jean, where it followed the old road to Las Vegas. In Las Vegas, it became Fifth Street, and later Las Vegas Bouvelard. You can still follow the 1920s route from Jean through Las Vegas, by taking Las Vegas Bouvelard from here.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByQueho Posse Chapter 1919 E Clampus Vitus and Gold Strike Hotel and Gambling Hall
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 651397 N 3960756
Decimal Degrees35.77923333, -115.32491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 46.754', W 115° 19.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 46' 45.24" N, 115° 19' 29.7" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)702
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Main St, Jean NV 89019, US
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