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Near Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Memory of Tom Mix
 
In Memory of Tom Mix Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. In Memory of Tom Mix Marker
 
Inscription.
Jan. 6, 1880 - Oct. 12, 1940
In Memory of
Tom Mix
Whose spirit left his body on this spot.
And whose characterization and portrayals
in life served to better fix memories of
the old west in the minds of living men.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Markers Attached to Sculpture marker series.
 
Location. 32° 49.289′ N, 111° 12.212′ W. Marker is near Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on Arizona Route 79 at milepost 115, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AZ 85132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mormon Battalion Trail (approx. 16.7 miles away); Battle at Picacho (approx. 16.7 miles away); Memorial to the 1st California Cavalry Volunteers (approx. 16.7 miles away); Florence High School (approx. 17.5 miles away); Tom Mix & Tony, Jr. (approx. 17.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is located at a rest area along the highway.
 
Also see . . .  Hollywood’s First Western Megastar. (Submitted on January 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
 
In Memory of Tom Mix Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. In Memory of Tom Mix Marker
 
 
In Memory of Tom Mix Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. In Memory of Tom Mix Marker
 
 
Tom Mix Photo, Click for full size
4. Tom Mix
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 968 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on January 20, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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