Cibola Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 22.533 W 114° 39.509
11S E 717827 N 3695370
Quick Description: Marker is in park on southwest corner of Cibola Road and Baseline Road.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2010 2:59:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM91ZY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 3

Long Description:
Cibola Arizona

Gold and silver strikes in the 1960's created growth in the area. It is said Wyatt Earp served as sheriff of Cibola for one year in the 1890's. The town of Cibola formed in 1898 and construction began on mile canal to bring water from the river to the town. A post office operated here from 1903 to 1933, serving the farms, but the irrigation project failed. Floods were a yearly event until dams were built on the Colorado River. All the remnants of Cibola are now located on nearby private property.

Dedicated Oct 14, 2000
E Clampus Vitus Southern Alliance, Billy Holcomb 1069, John P Squibob 1853, Lost Dutchman 5917 – 4 and La Paz County Parks

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