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Bullhead City in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hardyville Site

 
 
Hardyville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
1. Hardyville Site Marker
Inscription. William H. Hardy founded Hardyville in 1864. It became Mohave County Seat in 1872. Hardyville remained an important mining, shipping and river crossing center to the turn of the 20th century. Many adobe buildings, erected by Hardy, stood here when the settlement started its existence as "Hardy's Landing".
 
Location. 35° 7.27′ N, 114° 35.292′ W. Marker is in Bullhead City, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is on Arizona Route 95 near Colina Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1751 Highway 95, Bullhead City AZ 86442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial Steamship Transportation and Bullhead Community Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camels and Commerce (approx. 3 miles away in Nevada); Arizona Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Arizona Medal of Honor (approx. 3.2 miles away); In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (approx. 3.2 miles away); 9/11 Arizona Heroes Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Laughlin, an Oasis on the Colorado (approx. 3.3 miles away in Nevada). Click for a list of all markers in Bullhead City.
 
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Hardyville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
2. Hardyville Site Marker
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Also see . . .  Hardyville - Ghost Town. Hardyville's post office was established January 17, 1865 and discontinued February 19, 1883. Hardyville was one of the many Colorado river towns that ferried people across the river. (Submitted on April 1, 2010.) 
 
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Hardyville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
3. Hardyville Site Marker
William Hardy image. Click for full size.
circa 1895
4. William Hardy
 
 
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