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Near Apache Junction in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Dons's Camp

 
 
Dons's Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek, October 27, 1990
1. Dons's Camp Marker
Inscription.
Presented to
The Dons of Arizona

Dedicated to the preservation of southwestern legend and lore. Each year from this base camp The Don's launch an expedition into the Superstition Mountains in search of the Lost Dutchman Mine.
 
Erected 1990 by Lost Dutchman Chapter 5917, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 33° 23.681′ N, 111° 21.181′ W. Marker is near Apache Junction, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on East Peralta Road 5.6 miles east of Superstition Freeway (U.S. 60). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gold Canyon AZ 85118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bluebird Mine and Gift Shop (approx. 8.9 miles away); Ghost Town of Goldfield (approx. 8.9 miles away); Goldfield Mining District (approx. 8.9 miles away); The Dutchman’s Inn (approx. 9.3 miles away); Superstition Mountain Historical Society (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Goldfield Mining District
Dons's Camp Marker Re-dedication 20th Anniversary Lost Dutchman ECV image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek, April 17, 2010
2. Dons's Camp Marker Re-dedication 20th Anniversary Lost Dutchman ECV
(approx. 9.4 miles away); Jacob Von Walzer (approx. 11.4 miles away); Canyon Lake (approx. 11.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Apache Junction.
 
Additional comments.
1. Plaque Dedication Information
The President of the Chapter at the time of Dedication: Frank 'Credit Card' Houdek NGH#1.
Erected in Clamper Year 5669 as part of Chapter Doin's
    — Submitted June 5, 2010, by Frank Houdek of Kingman, Arizona.

 
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Dons's Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek
3. Dons's Camp Marker
Charter "Doins" for Lost Dutchman Chapter 5917 ECV
Left: Frank Houdek Founder and 1st President (Humbug)
Right: Dr. Robert Stragnell MD. Co-founder of Lost Dutchman 5917 ECV
Mountain Area at the Camp image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek, April 16, 2010
4. Mountain Area at the Camp
Wild Mountain Goats/Sheep in the Area of the Camp image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek, April 16, 2010
5. Wild Mountain Goats/Sheep in the Area of the Camp
Wild Ram in the Area of the Camp image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek, April 16, 2010
6. Wild Ram in the Area of the Camp
 
 
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