Marble Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This monument erected to the founder John Doyle Lee who, with superhuman effort and in the face of almost insurmountable obstacles, maintained this ferry which made possible the colonization of Arizona.
Frontiersman, trail blazer, builder, a man of great faith, sound judgment, and indomitable courage.
Authority for erection of this monument granted by the State of Arizona.
Location. 36° 49.082′ N, 111° 37.993′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89A at milepost 538. Click for map. Marker is located at the Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center, on the west side of Navajo Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marble Canyon Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Navajo Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge Lee Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); Impossible Canyons (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Ferry (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lees Ferry (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marble Canyon.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 148 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.