“First lady of Vegas” Helen J. Stewart inspires artist

November 27, 2011

To Las Vegas history buffs, she’s Helen J. Stewart. But to artist Benjamin Victor, she’s just Helen.

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Who is the first lady of Las Vegas?

November 2, 2011

There’s strong movement of her stepping forward, and Victor said that represented the beginning of her move toward independence and women’s rights, which occurred after her husband, Archibald Stewart, was murdered in 1884.

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Helen J. Stewart welcomes visitors to the Old Mormon Fort State Historical Park

February 2, 2011

A handsome life-sized bronze statue of pioneer Las Vegas rancher Helen J. Stewart welcomes visitors to the Old Mormon Fort State Historical Park, where she ranched and raised her family in the late 1800s.

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‘First Lady of Las Vegas’ Helen J. Stewart Inspires Artist

November 27, 2011

To Las Vegas history buffs, she’s Helen J. Stewart. But to artist Benjamin Victor, she’s just Helen.

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First Lady of Las Vegas Helen J. Stewart Statue Dedication

December 7, 2011

First Lady of Las Vegas Helen J. Stewart Statue Dedication at Noon on 12/03/2011 at Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

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