Near Payson in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Shooﬂy Village Ruin
Shoofly Village is listed on the National Historic Register of Places. It is a fragile and irreplaceable part of our cultural heritage. Help us protect it so that others may enjoy it as well.
Erected by Tonto National Forest.
Location. 34° 17.415′ N, 111° 16.994′ W. Marker is near Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker can be reached from Houston Mesa Road 3 miles east of Arizona Route 87. Click for map. Take Highway 87 north from Payson to Houston Mesa Road and turn east for 3 miles. The parking lot is a short distance beyond the Mesa del Caballo subdivision just off the paved road. Marker is in this post office area: Payson AZ 85541, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Herron Hotel (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ox Bow Inn (approx. 5.1 miles away); Historic Mail Trail (approx. 5.1 Site of Rock Store (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ranger Station (approx. 5.3 miles away); Zane Grey's Cabin (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Dude Fire (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Payson.
Also see . . . Shoofly Indian Ruins. Shoofly Village once had a total of 79 structures of which the rock outlines, once the base of the walls, are still visible. (Submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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.