Oatman Arizona and its Burros
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 01.546 W 114° 22.982
11S E 738755 N 3879031
Quick Description: Located in the Black Mountains southeast of Bullhead City on Historic Route 66, Oatman is a Western history buff's dream.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2010 11:16:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM8WTZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
Oatman Arizona and its Burros

Oatman was founded around 1906 as part of Arizona's richest gold mining area. Oatman was reborn in the late 1960's and early 1970's as a tourist town. The main attraction was the wild burro herd. The burros roaming the Oatman area are descendants of the burros from the mining ventures of earlier times.

If it were not for these burros in all probability, neither you nor this plaque would be standing here today. People from all over the world come to visit, feed, and take pictures of the burros.

This plaque placed by the Billy Holcomb and Lost Dutchman Chapters of the ancient and Honorable order of E Clampus Vitus and in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce of Oatman, Arizona.

October 9, 1994
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