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Near Fort McDowell in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Camp Reno

 
 
Camp Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
1. Camp Reno Marker
Inscription. From 1866 to 1868 this outpost of Ft. McDowell served as a departure point for military expeditions against the Tonto and Pinal Apache Indians.
 
Erected 1962 by John H. Page Land Co. Fred Eldean - Bob Carlock.
 
Location. 33° 34.706′ N, 111° 41.016′ W. Marker is near Fort McDowell, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on Beeline Highway (Arizona Route 87 at milepost 190) near North Fort McDowell Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort McDowell AZ 85264, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grave of Dr. Carlos Montezuma (here, next to this marker); Fort McDowell (here, next to this marker); Per Ardua Ad Astra (approx. 9 miles away); Falcon Field (approx. 9 miles away); A Tribute to the B-29 Super Fortress "FIFI" (approx. 9.2 miles away); Site of Old Fort Utah (approx. 11.1 miles away); Prehistoric Irrigation in the Salt River Valley (approx. 11.9 miles away); Jacob Von Walzer (approx. 13.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort McDowell.
 
Also see . . .  Camp Reno. History and location are detailed on the Ghosttowns.com website
Camp Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
2. Camp Reno Marker
Camp Reno Marker is on far left.
along with photos. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Camp Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
3. Camp Reno Marker
View north along Hwy 87
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,298 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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