Near Camp Verde in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The oldest settlement in the Verde Valley. Site of historic Fort Verde. The first settlers came into the valley in February, 1865, followed by the military in August, 1865. Original military and historic buildings still stand.
Location. 34° 33.514′ N, 111° 53.979′ W. Marker is near Camp Verde, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on General Crook Trail (South Access Road) 0.2 miles east of Interstate 17 Exit 285, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Verde AZ 86322, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pecan Lane Rural Historic Landscape (approx. 2.7 miles away); "0" Mile Post General Crook Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fort Verde State Historic Park (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lifeline / Prehistoric Produce (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Neighborhood / Mysterious Departures (approx. 4.9 miles away); The People Next Door (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Way Up / Construction Sequence (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Camp Verde.
Also see . . . Camp Verde History. (Submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.