Yuma Crossing
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 32° 43.527 W 114° 37.503
11S E 722569 N 3623345
Quick Description: This is one of the older Arizona Highway Department markers.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2010 10:45:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM8VVG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 11

Long Description:
Inscription:
From 1850 to 1877 all travelers crossing the Colorado River used the ferry. Several operated between the mouth of the Gila River and Pilot Knob. Steamboats arrived on the river in 1850 and the first railroad bridge was built in 1877.
Marker Name: Yuma Crossing

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Yuma

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
unknown


Year placed: unknown

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