Archive for the 'Nevada' Category

Simpsons Replica House

Filed under: Nevada, TV & Movies

(Center above with white car in driveway and four bushes out front)

The house is located at 712 Red Bark Lane in Henderson, Nevada.  It was won in a contest by Barbara Howard of Richmond, KY.  Her winning entry was selected from over 15 million nationwide.

The Simpson House is painted yellow and baby blue (inside and out).

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Hoover Dam

Filed under: Landmarks, Nevada, Structures

The Hoover Dam is located on Colorado River on the border between Arizona and Nevada.  It is named after former U.S. President Herbert Hoover.  The reservoir that is created by the dame is Lake Mead.  The Hoover Dam was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1985.  U.S. Route 93 runs on the top of the dam.  On one side of the dam it is the Pacific Time Zone and on the other it is the Mountain Time Zone.

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