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Near Chino Valley in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Del Rio Springs
 
Del Rio Springs Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
1. Del Rio Springs Marker
 
Inscription. Site of original Camp Whipple established December 1863

From January 22 to May 18, 1864 the offices of the Territorial Government of Arizona were operated from tents and log cabins here, before being moved to Prescott the first permanent capital.
 
Location. 34° 49.848′ N, 112° 27.571′ W. Marker is near Chino Valley, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on Arizona Route 89 at milepost 333, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chino Valley AZ 86323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simmons, Arizona (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Del Rio Springs Provided Water for Many Northern Arizona Towns. A Sharlot Hall Museum article giving the history of the Springs. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Del Rio Springs Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
2. Del Rio Springs Marker
 
 
Del Rio Springs Marker - Looking East Photo, Click for full size
July 25, 2010
3. Del Rio Springs Marker - Looking East
Looking east across highway 89 at Del Rio Springs marker.
 
 
Del Rio Springs Marker - Looking South Photo, Click for full size
July 25, 2010
4. Del Rio Springs Marker - Looking South
This image gives an idea of the lay of the land south of this marker.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 852 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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