Camp Beale Springs Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 12.220 W 114° 04.912
11S E 765661 N 3899531
Quick Description: Beale Springs was used by Native Americans for centuries before Lt. Edward Beale traveled through in the 1850s and established a wagon road along the 35th parallel. In 1865, Beale Springs became a stop on a toll road from Prescott to Hardyville.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2010 8:24:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM8WT6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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This camp, established March 25, 1871 by Company F, 12th infantry commanded by Capt. Thomas Bryne, was located at a spring used by Indians for centuries. It was named for Navy Lt. Edward F Beale who established a wagon road along the 35th parallel.

In 1865 William Hardy created a stop on his toll road from Prescott to Hardyville. It was an Army outpost during the Hualapai War of 1866-1870.

The location became a temporary reservation for Hualapai Indians from 1871 to 1874. The spring later supported mining, agriculture and domestic water needs for the town of Kingman.

Dedicated June 6, 1998
Lost Dutchman Ch. 5917, E Clampus Vitus
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