This week in history May 25-31

May 31, 1882: 15 families and a total of 71 inhabitants live on the flat (Now Mesquite)

May 25, 1908: Telephone line between Mesquite and Bunkerville is doing business, and everybody is finding it a convenience.

May 3, 1911: Henry Leavitt and others have gone to Moapa to receive two new threshers, they will take one down the Muddy and the other will come here.

May 30, 1915: The St. Thomas – Las Vegas segment of the new Salt Lake -Los Angeles “Main Auto Road” was opened.

May 27, 1922: The grain crop is ready to harvest and looks good. It looks as though there will be only one crop of figs. Grapes are doing much better than expected.


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