Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 44.380 W 113° 32.513
12S E 264519 N 3736194
Quick Description: Harrisburg may have been referred to as Orville and or Centennial.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2010 2:15:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM91ZP
Views: 3

Long Description:
Harrisburg was established on this site in 1886 by Captain Charles Harris, and his partner Governor Fredrick Tritle, as a mill town to process ore from the Socorro and other mines in the area. By 1887 two mills were operating here.

The post office was established April 29th, 1887 and discontinued September 29th, 1906. Harrisburg was a ghost town by World War I.

La Paz County Historical Commission
Marker Name: Harrisburg

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: La Paz

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
La Paz County Historical Commission

Year placed: unknown

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