Wickenburg Massacre
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 57.786 W 112° 47.832
12S E 333949 N 3759518
Quick Description: On the morning of November 5th, 1871, a stagecoach carrying seven passengers and driver was ambushed eight miles west of Wickenburg while en- route to Culling’s Well, Ehrenburg and San Bernardino. This event led to the death of seven people.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2010 3:46:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM8X35
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 5

Long Description:
Inscription:
Wickenburg Massacre

In this vicinity, Nov. 5, 1871,
Wickenburg – Ehrenburg stage ambushed by Apache
Mohave Indians.

John Lanz Fred W Loring
P. M. Hamel W. G. Salmon
Fredrick Shoholm and C.S. Adams were murdered
Mollie Sheppard died of wounds.

Arizona Highway Department 1937
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Also see . . . (visit link)
An account of the incident by Allen Hall detailing the event and its controversies along with several photos of the site.
Marker Name: Wickenburg Massacre

Type of history commemorated: Event

County: Maricopa

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


Year placed: 1937

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