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Payson in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ox Bow Inn

607 W. Main

 
 
Ox Bow Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
1. Ox Bow Inn Marker
Inscription. In 1932 a log building named the Payson Hotel was built on this site. In 1954 it was remodeled, together with the building to the west, as the Ox Bow Inn and Saloon. The name comes from Oxbow Hill, the gateway to Payson, named when soldiers in the 1870s found an ox bow on the trail.
 
Location. 34° 13.862′ N, 111° 20.223′ W. Marker is in Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 West Main Street, Payson AZ 85541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Herron Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Historic Mail Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rock Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Zane Grey's Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ranger Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shoofly Village Ruin (approx. 5.1 miles away); These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 (approx. 11.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Payson.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Ox Bow Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
2. Ox Bow Inn Marker
Marker is on rock post at left side of photo.
Ox Bow Inn image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
3. Ox Bow Inn
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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