Tithing Lot

Tithing Lot (HM6H)

Location: Mesquite, NV 89027 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 48.244', W 114° 4.013'

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Tithing LotCirca Late 1890s.The southeast quarter of this block was originally owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was used as a tithing lot. Church members paid tithing in-kind donations of fruit, crops, etc., and items were then distributed to the poor. The tithing office was an adobe room over a rock cellar. The lot was enclosed with a fence and had a barn to store hay.

Hughes and Frehner StoreCirca early 1920s.The Hughes and Frehner Store was built on this site after the land was purchased from the LDS Church. The building was later converted to the Valley Inn Bar and then rebuilt, using the same cement walls, as the Golden West Restaurant and Casino.

Howard Pulsipher HomeCirca 1923.The Pulsiphers converted a granary from the old tithing lot into a 1-room home next to the Hughes and Frehner Store. Within a year they had outgrown it and Howard built a new one on the same lot. It was concrete, plastered inside and out. This was the first home in the Virgin Valley to have running water and a bathtub inside.
HM NumberHM6H
Marker Number4
Year Placed2003
Placed ByCity of Mesquite
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 761677 N 4077151
Decimal Degrees36.80406667, -114.06688333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.244', W 114° 4.013'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 14.64" N, 114° 4' 0.78" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41-99 State Rte 144, Mesquite NV 89027, US
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