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

Salome

“Where She Danced”

 
 
Salome Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 6, 2010
1. Salome Marker
Inscription. This desert town was made famous by the humor of Dick Wick Hall, healthseeker and operator of the laughing gas station. Hall's publication the Salome Sun was filled with extravagant tales of the desert's adaptation of species. He told of his frog that was seven years old and never learned to swim.
 
Erected 1965 by Arizona Development Board, Arizona Highway Department.
 
Location. 33° 46.782′ N, 113° 37.031′ W. Marker is in Salome, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on U.S. 60 east of Center Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 66597 Avenue A (US-60), Salome AZ 85348, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McMullen Valley 9/11 Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harrisburg (approx. 5.1 miles away); Harrisburg Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
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Salome Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 6, 2010
2. Salome Marker
Salome Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 6, 2010
3. Salome Marker
Dick Wick Hall Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 6, 2010
4. Dick Wick Hall Gravesite
Gravesite is 0.2 miles North of the Salome Marker on Center Street.
Plaque on Dick Wick Hall Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 6, 2010
5. Plaque on Dick Wick Hall Gravesite
Pocket Park 2002 Placard image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 13, 2014
6. Pocket Park 2002 Placard
Salome marker is located in this tiny park at the northeast corner of the U.S. 60 and Center Street intersection.
Pocket Park 2002 Dedication image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 13, 2014
7. Pocket Park 2002 Dedication
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   6, 7. submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on March 13, 2017.
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