Searchlight (HMVGO)

Location: Searchlight, NV 89046 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 28.055', W 114° 54.427'

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Gold was discovered near here in 1897. In July 1898, the Searchlight Mining District was organized and in October the post office opened. The boom peaked in 1907 and quickly faded along with the town. But the town never died, instead becoming the home of such luminaries as Edith Head, John Macready, Rex Bell, Clara Bow, and William Nellis. We dedicate this plaque to Searchlight's pioneer redshirted miners.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1998
Placed ByQueho Posse, JCB SST, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 689900 N 3926911
Decimal Degrees35.46758333, -114.90711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 28.055', W 114° 54.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 28' 3.30" N, 114° 54' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1090 Cottonwood Cove Rd, Searchlight NV 89046, US
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