Oatman - Gold Mining Town
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 01.546 W 114° 22.982
11S E 738756 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 11:24:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM8WV0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 20

Long Description:
Inscription:
1976
Gold Mining Town
Oatman

Named for a migrating pioneer family attacked and killed by Indians near Gila Bend, Arizona, in 1851. Some fifty mines operated in the Oatman area. From its beginning in 1904 and through 1931, the Oatman district produced $36,000,000 in ore.

Population of Oatman at its peak was estimated to be more than 10,000.

Oatman committee for the bicentennial year of the United States of America
Marker Name: Oatman - Gold Mining Town

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Mohave

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Oatman Committee for the Bicentennial Year of the United States of America


Year placed: 1976

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