Almost a Casino - Stateline, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 58.281 W 119° 56.191
11S E 245596 N 4317699
A sign along a trail in Stateline, NV.
Waymark Code: WMYD2R
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 05/31/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 4

The sign is located along the Lam Watah Historic Trail. This is one of a few on the trail.
Marker Title (required): Almost a Casino

Marker Text (required):
Many years ago, the Rabe Family used this meadow for grazing cattle. Before Kingsbury Road was paved, the family would drive the cattle up the grade. Eventually they sold the land to a developer who began building a high class hotel casino. The 10 story Ted Jennings Tahoe Palace would have included a 3 story parking garage and its own artificial lake. The casino foundation was laid by 1980. The US Forest service bought the land before the building could be complete, then immediately began a massive restoration effort to return the meadow and surrounding streams to their natural state.

County (required): Douglas

Marker Type (required): Other (describe below)

Other Marker Type (optional): wooden sign

Is Marker Damaged? (required): Yes, other damage

Other Damage Type (optional): ware and tear

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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