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Tempe in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Site of Hayden's Ferry

1200 Feet Northeast of This Marker

 
 
Site of Hayden's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
1. Site of Hayden's Ferry Marker
Inscription.
Established in 1871, when the Salt River was a flowing stream and a barrier to travel the ferry was held on course by a wire cable taut across the river. It was an important link in settling the southwest.

Built and operated by
Charles Trumbull Hayden
who established the first flour mill
in the Salt River Valley.

La Casa Vieja built in 1871 was the Hayden Home
 
Erected 1964 by Arizona Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 25.767′ N, 111° 56.412′ W. Marker is in Tempe, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on West 1st Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at east end of patio at Monti's Resturant. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 West 1st Street, Tempe AZ 85281, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hayden House (a few steps from this marker); Tempe Bakery/Hackett House (approx. mile away); Tempe Hardware Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Old Church"
Site of Hayden's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
2. Site of Hayden's Ferry Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Farmer - Goodwin Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hunt Bass Hatchery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Double Butte Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tempe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Charles Trumbull Hayden. A biography of Charles Trumbell Hayden. (Submitted on February 16, 2010.) 

2. Hayden's Ferry. A short Arizona Stories - Milestones AzPBS.org YouTube video on Hayden's Ferry. (Submitted on September 29, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsNotable PlacesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Salt River Near Tempe and Site of Hayden's Ferry image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, circa 1870
3. Salt River Near Tempe and Site of Hayden's Ferry
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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