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

Zane Grey's Cabin

 
 
Zane Grey's Cabin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
1. Zane Grey's Cabin Marker
Inscription. An Ohio born dentist, Zane Grey spent many years under the Mogollon Rim, writing "To the Last Man" and a dozen other westerns with Arizona settings and characters. His prolific writings popularized the American cowboy as a taciturn, romantic figure.
 
Erected 1964 by Arizona Development Board and Arizona Highway Department.
 
Location. 34° 13.944′ N, 111° 20.649′ W. Marker is in Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker can be reached from South Green Valley Parkway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 South Green Valley Parkway, 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. Ranger Station (a few steps from this marker); Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Site of Rock Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Mail Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Herron Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ox Bow Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shoofly Village Ruin (approx. 5.3 miles away); These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 (approx. 11.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Payson.
 
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Zane Grey's Cabin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
2. Zane Grey's Cabin Marker
Marker was originally placed on Arizona Highway 260 at milepost 268, and was moved here when a replica of the cabin was built on the grounds of the Rim Country Museum.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Zane Grey's Cabin. The original Zane Grey cabin was located 18 miles east of Payson along Tonto Creek beneath the Mogollon Rim. The cabin was built in the early 1920ís and burned in the 1990 Dude Fire. The replica of the cabin was opened in Paysonís award-winning Green Valley Park in 2005. (Submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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Zane Grey's Cabin Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
3. Zane Grey's Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 425 times since then. 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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