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Hunt Bass Hatchery

 
 
Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 15, 2010
1. Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker
Inscription.
* USA *
Work Program
WPA
Hunt Bass Hatchery

Erected A.D. 1936
Sponsored By
Arizona State
Game Department
O.P. No. 65-2-544

 
Erected 1936 by Arizona State Game Department.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 33° 26.983′ N, 111° 57.183′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on North Mill Avenue 0.2 miles east of North Galvin Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at Papago Park. Marker is about 100 feet north of the roadway. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor (approx. half a mile away); Papago Park Prisoner Of War Camp (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Papago Park's Military History (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Hayden's Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hayden House (approx. 1.6
Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 15, 2010
2. Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker
miles away); Tempe Bakery/Hackett House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tempe Hardware Building (approx. 1.9 miles away); Farmer - Goodwin Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Phoenix.
 
Also see . . .  Modern Management in the fomer Hunt Bass Hatchery ponds. (Submitted on December 27, 2013, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 15, 2010
3. Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker
One of the Hunt Bass Hatchery Ponds image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, December 27, 2013
4. One of the Hunt Bass Hatchery Ponds
The rocks in the foreground are the Papago Buttes, between them, Camelback Mountain is visible. The ponds of the Hunt Bass Hatchery are now water features in Papago Park. They feature urban fishing, bird watching, picnic and relaxation spots for Phoenix.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on , by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of the Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House located on the grounds of the Phoenix Zoo. • Can you help?
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