Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 46.782 W 113° 37.031
12S E 257653 N 3740809
Quick Description: 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."
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2010 2:24:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM91ZQ
Views: 3

Long Description:

"Where She Danced"

This desert town was made famous by the humor of Dick Wick Hall, healthseeker and operator of the laughing gas station. Hall's publication the Salome Sun was filled with extravagant tales of the desert's adaptation of species. He told of his frog that was seven years old and never learned to swim.

Arizona Development Board, Arizona Highway Department
Marker Name: Salome

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: La Paz

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona Development Board, Arizona Highway Department

Year placed: 1965

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