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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 10/24/2011

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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: never

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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."

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location: Arizona

date approved: 6/15/2010

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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersIn Memory of Eight Ball Moral Officer

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Eight Ball was a male burro about three years old. He came into Camp Bouse during WWII and soon became the mascot of the camp and soldiers. He was very tame and friendly and the troops were very fond of him.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersThe 526th Armored Infantry Battalion

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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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E Clampus Vitus Historical Markers738th Medium Tank Battalion, Special

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersMonument Row

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical Markers739th Tank Battalion (SP) (ME)

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersCamp Bouse - The 554th Ordnance

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersCamp Bouse - The 701st Tank Battalion

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersGeorge L Wendt - Headquarters Company

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersCamp Bouse The 526th A. I. B. - Canal Defense Light Project

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical Markers736th Tank Battalion (M) SP

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Monument Row in Bouse Arizona is dedicated to the various battalions that trained at Camp Bouse.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

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E Clampus Vitus Historical Markers740th Tank Battalion

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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. Dismantled and abandoned in 1945.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersA & C Mercantile Company

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Marker is on Broadway Avenue (Arizona Route 72 at milepost 27), on the left when traveling west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/23/2011

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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