Desert Hills Cemetery

Desert Hills Cemetery (HM2129)

Location: Beatty, NV 89003 Nye County
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N 36° 53.977', W 116° 45.682'

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Beatty's first and only cemetery, the Desert Hills Cemetery dates back to the beginning of the community. Named for Montillus " Old Man" Beatty, the town was the center of the Bullfrog Mining District. The mining district got it's start with a strike by Shorty Harris and Ed Cross on August 4, 1904. The green colored ore they found led to the Bullfrog name for the mine and the district. Beatty boasted plenty of water, a great need in the desert, a significant hotel, the Montgomery, a newspaper, the Bullfrog Beatty Miner and, stores, saloons, and other stops for miners and travelers. Beatty has been a transportation center having hosted three railroads in its early days, and is now a getaway to Death Valley.

Dedicated to the first, last and all who rest here. Their strength is the foundation of our community.
HM NumberHM2129
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2007
Placed ByQueho Posse Chapter # 1919 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus In Cooperation with the town of Beatty
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 521260 N 4083763
Decimal Degrees36.89961667, -116.76136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 53.977', W 116° 45.682'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 53' 58.62" N, 116° 45' 40.92" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)775
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 450 A Ave S, Beatty NV 89003, US
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