Picacho in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Mormon Battalion Trail
This marker placed by Aaronic Priesthood, Mesa Third Ward, Maricopa Stake, J.R. Price, President, Charles E. Standage, Chairman.
H.A. Brizee • Ed Boil • Dan Judd
(Inscription on skull)
Official marker Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association
Erected 1937 by This marker placed by Aaronic Priesthood, Mesa third ward, Maricopa Stake, J.R. Price, President, Charles E Standage, Chairman. (Marker Number 71.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
Location. 32° 38.765′ N, 111° 24.008′ W. Marker is in Picacho, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker can be reached Click for map. Marker is just inside the entrance to Picacho Peak State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Picacho AZ 85141, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle at Picacho (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to the 1st California Cavalry Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail / Camp 21: El Aquituni (approx. 1.7 miles away); Red Rock Post Office (approx. 6 miles away); Stage Station and Homestead (approx. 12.4 miles away); In Memory of Tom Mix (approx. 16.7 miles away).
More about this marker. The Picacho Peak state park is scheduled to close June 3, 2010.
Also see . . . The Mormon Battalion at Pacheco. A short Arizona Stories-Milestones AzPBS.org YouTube video produced by Arizona State University. (Submitted on September 29, 2010.)
Categories. • Notable Places • War, Mexican-American •
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