Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Camp Beale Springs Arizona
In 1865 William Hardy created a stop on his toll road from Prescott to Hardyville. It was an Army outpost during the Hualapai War of 1866-1870.
The location became a temporary reservation for Hualapai Indians from 1871 to 1874. The spring later supported mining, agriculture and domestic water needs for the town of Kingman.
Erected 1998 by Lost Dutchman Ch. 5917, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 35° 12.22′ N, 114° 4.912′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Beale Road and Wagon Trail Road, on the left when traveling north on Fort Beale Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ha' Qa' Muwe: (here, next to this marker); Charles Metcalfe Park (approx. 1.5 Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale (approx. 1.5 miles away); United States Army (approx. 1.5 miles away); Wagon Route (approx. 1.5 miles away); Kingman Veteran's Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Desert Power & Water Co. (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingman.
Also see . . .
1. Camp Beale's Springs. The "Discovery" of Beale's Springs, a short story by Dan W. Messersmith.
2. An 1873 Photo of Camp Beale Taken by D.P. Flanders.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Natural Resources • Notable Places • Wars, US Indian •
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