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Near Quartzsite in La Paz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Quinn Pass

 
 
Quinn Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 14, 2010
1. Quinn Pass Marker
Inscription. Thomas P. Quinn, born in 1869 in New Jersey, had a mine near here and dug a cistern to catch water. He built a house just north of this sign and lived there until old age forced him to move to Bouse.

The remains of his cistern survive and served travelers for many years after his passing.
 
Erected by La Paz County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 33° 48.53′ N, 114° 4.975′ W. Marker is near Quartzsite, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on Plomosa Road (at milepost 10), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quartzsite AZ 85346, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bouse Homesite (approx. 9.3 miles away); A & C Mercantile Company (approx. 9.6 miles away); The 526th Armored Infantry Battalion (approx. 9.6 miles away); In Memory of Eight Ball - Morale Officer (approx. 9.6 miles away); Camp Bouse (approx. 9.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (approx. 9.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (approx. 9.6 miles away); George L. Wendt (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
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Quinn Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 14, 2010
2. Quinn Pass Marker
Quinn Pass image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 14, 2010
3. Quinn Pass
Cistern and backside of Quinn Pass Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,066 times since then and 52 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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