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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

last visited: never

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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

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

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location: Arizona

date approved: 6/23/2011

last visited: never

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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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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

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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.

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 3/11/2015

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersWyatt Earp - 92242

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A post office near Wyatt's California Desert mining claims along the Colorado River bears his name.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: California

date approved: 12/7/2010

last visited: 10/13/2013

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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.

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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.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 10/24/2011

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersGiant Desert Figures

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One of several historical geological features in the region.

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location: California

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 2/11/2013

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It is very interesting to note that this house is now owned by Ike Clanton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: California

date approved: 6/16/2010

last visited: 2/2/2011

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersBlythe Intake

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The city of Blythe was named for English developer/financier Thomas Blythe, who first came here in 1877 and established primary water rights on the Colorado River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2011

last visited: never

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