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

The Jail Tree

 
 
The Jail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 19, 2010
1. The Jail Tree Marker
Inscription. From 1863 to 1890 Outlaws were chained to this tree for lack of a Hoosegow- - Escapes were unknown
 
Location. 33° 58.161′ N, 112° 43.809′ W. Marker is in Wickenburg, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Tegner Street and Wickenburg Way, on the right on North Tegner Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wickenburg AZ 85390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Everett Bowman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Wickenburg (about 400 feet away); The Old Brick Post Office (about 600 feet away); Garcia School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vulture Mine (approx. 2.5 miles away); Wickenburg Massacre (approx. 3.9 miles away); Vulture Gold Mine (approx. 11.9 miles away); Congress, Arizona (approx. 14.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wickenburg.
 
Regarding The Jail Tree. The Jail Tree is a 200 year old mesquite tree.
 
Also see . . .  The Jail Tree is Number 14 on the Wickenburg Virtual Walking Tour. The Jail Tree is a 200 year-old mesquite tree that once served as the town jail. From 1863 to 1890 outlaws were chained to this tree – escapees were unknown. (Submitted on April 6, 2010.)
The Jail Tree, Prisoner, and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 19, 2010
2. The Jail Tree, Prisoner, and Marker
 
 
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The Jail Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
3. The Jail Tree
Statue of a Prisoner Chained to the Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 19, 2010
4. Statue of a Prisoner Chained to the Tree
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,022 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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