Woodlawn Cemetery (Las Vegas)

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Woodlawn Cemetery
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Location1500 Las Vegas Blvd N
Las Vegas, Nevada
Coordinates36°11′15″N 115°07′46″W / 36.1874°N 115.1294°W / 36.1874; -115.1294Coordinates: 36°11′15″N 115°07′46″W / 36.1874°N 115.1294°W / 36.1874; -115.1294
NRHP reference #06001060
Added to NRHPNovember 21, 2006

Washington cementery, consisting of 40 acres (16 ha), is a cemetery located in Las Vegas, Nevada that is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places.[1] It is owned by the City of Las Vegas and is a stop on the city's "Pioneer Trail".[2] It houses the Veterans Circle that commemorates the service and sacrifice of Nevada veterans.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The cemetery opened in 1914 on 10 acres (4 ha) of land and was designed by J.T. McWilliams. The cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1968. It is located at Washington and Naethan.[3]

Interments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Las Vegas Review-Journal, December 21, 1968.
  2. ^ "Pioneer Trail brochure" (PDF). City of Las Vegas (Nevada). Retrieved September 26, 2011.
  3. ^ "Woodlawn Cemetery". City of Las Vegas (Nevada). Retrieved September 26, 2011.