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Flagstaff in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Beale Wagon Road

1857 - 1882

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 7, 2010
1. Beale Wagon Road Marker
Inscription. From 1857-60, Lt. Edward F. Beale and a crew of 100 men completed the first federal highway in the southwest from Fort Smith, Ark. to Los Angeles, Calif. at a cost of $200,000. The wagon road was used extensively by immigrants en route to California and livestock men with large herds of cattle and sheep until 1882.
 
Location. 35° 13.05′ N, 111° 37.938′ W. Marker is in Flagstaff, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is on North Gemini Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Buffalo Park. Marker is in this post office area: Flagstaff AZ 86001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Beale Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Flagstaff Flag - Raising (approx. 1.4 miles away); Church of the Nativity (approx. 1.5 miles away); Flagstaff's Founding (approx. 1.6 miles away); Babbitt Brothers Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bushmaster Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); Verkamp Building (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Flagstaff.
 
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Beale Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 7, 2010
2. Beale Wagon Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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