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Arizona Historical MarkersSalome

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According to Dick Wick Hall ~ Mrs. Salome Pratt took off her shoes and danced across the hot sand that burned her feet. Thus, the town became "Salome ~ where she danced ~ Arizona."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersHarrisburg

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Harrisburg may have been referred to as Orville and or Centennial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersHarrisburg Cemetery

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In 1849, a group of pioneers heading for California were slaughtered by Indians. Several months later a party of gold seekers found their bones and buried them on the Harrisburg Cemetery knoll.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/24/2011

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersCamp Bouse

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Monument Row in Bouse Arizona is dedicated to the various battalions that trained at Camp Bouse. Camp Bouse was established in 1942 by Gen George Patton as one of the eleven bases of his "Desert Training Center". 9000 GI's were housed there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersBouse Homesite

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Bouse was founded in 1908 as a mining camp. The population was 615 at the 2000 census.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersQuinn Pass

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Thomas Quinn prospected in the Plomosa Range and lived north of the pass, in a cabin, that bears his name.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersTyson's Well - Old Stage Station

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The original adobe stage station was built in 1866 by Charley Tyson at its present location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/21/2010

last visited: 3/11/2015

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Arizona Historical MarkersTyson's Well

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This marker has nothing whatsoever to do with the former World Heavyweight boxing Champion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/25/2011

last visited: 3/11/2015

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe Last Camp of Hi Jolly

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The camel atop the Pyramid symbolizes the legend of The Red Ghost that roamed the desert, terrorizing man and beast with what amounted to a corpse tied to his back.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 3/11/2015

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Arizona Historical MarkersWickenburg Massacre

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On the morning of November 5th, 1871, a stagecoach carrying seven passengers and driver was ambushed eight miles west of Wickenburg while en- route to Culling’s Well, Ehrenburg and San Bernardino. This event led to the death of seven people.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/25/2010

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Arizona Historical MarkersVulture Mine

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The Vulture Mine produced gold worth more than 200 million dollars. The mine sparked the development of Arizona and the city of Phoenix.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/25/2010

last visited: 4/19/2009

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Arizona Historical MarkersGarcia School - Wickenburg, AZ

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This red brick schoolhouse replaced the wooden school on this land donated by Dõn Ygnacio Garcia. It was restored and opened as a bank in 1984.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/25/2010

last visited: 1/23/2012

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe Jail Tree

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The Old Jail Tree in Wickenburg is a 200 year old mesquite tree that Outlaws were chained to from 1863 to 1890. You can find it behind the Circle K at the corner of Tegner and Wickenburg Way. About 54 miles NW of Phoenix.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Headstone Hunter 1

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/16/2007

last visited: 4/12/2014

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Arizona Historical MarkersPioneer Cemetery

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Marker is on Ehrenberg Poston Highway north of Interstate 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: 2/11/2013

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Arizona Historical MarkersPeeples Valley Pioneers Cemetery

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A terrific old pioneer cemetery (my third this week in AZ) just down from the Yarnell hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/8/2009

last visited: 3/19/2010

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Arizona Historical MarkersBritish-American Friendship- Lake Havasu City, AZ

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The British-American Friendship Marker was presented to the community by Havasu Chapter in October of 1997. It was placed near the London Bridge in the English Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mountain_Wanderer

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/27/2008

last visited: 8/5/2014

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Arizona Historical MarkersBig Sandy Valley

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An original Arizona Highway Department roadside marker along US 93 near Wikieup, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/24/2010

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Arizona Historical MarkersBoeing B-50A The "Long Ranger"

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A memorial in Dateland, Arizona to honor the dozen U.S. Air Force personnel who died in a Boeing B-50A bomber crash near Hyder in 1950

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 4/13/2011

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Arizona Historical MarkersHyder Divisional Camp-Horn Divisional Camp Desert Training Center

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This was the largest Army base in the world covering some 18,000 square miles. It stretched from the outskirts of Pomona, California eastward to within 50 miles of Phoenix, Arizona, southward to the suburbs of Yuma, Arizona and northward into Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 4/13/2011

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Arizona Historical MarkersDatelan Army Air Field

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The airfield was established on 1 January 1943 as a United States Army Air Forces training airfield, being under the command of the 3037th Army Air Force Base Unit, AAF Western Flying Training Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 4/13/2011

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Arizona Historical MarkersIn Memory of Harold and Ethelind Woodhouse

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Harold and Ethelind Woodhouse, had come to the Mohawk Valley from Santa Ana, Calif., in a Model T truck in 1925, and at least one skeptic thought they were risk-taking:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 5/8/2011

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Arizona Historical MarkersWorld War II Bridge Test Site

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In January 1943 the Yuma Test Branch of the Engineer Board of the Corps of Engineers commenced test operations on fixed and floating bridges at Imperial Dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 10/20/2010

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Arizona Historical MarkersItalians at the Yuma Test Branch

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A group of Italian prisoners-of-war, who were captured in North Africa, pledged their loyalty and support to the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 10/20/2010

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Arizona Historical MarkersGFWC Peoria Woman's Club

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The Peoria Woman’s Club House, erected in April 1919, became a center for community-wide activities. In May 1959 the Women’s Club gave the clubhouse to the City of Peoria where they meet free of rent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: 1/31/2014

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Arizona Historical MarkersPeoria Central School

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Peoria Central School was built in 1906; the two-room masonry schoolhouse featured hardwood floors and ample storage closets surrounded by trees to shade the horses and mules.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: 1/31/2014

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