Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by The City of Prescott.
Location. 34° 32.533′ Touch for map. The marker is on the sidewalk and faces the hotel. This is on the west side north of Marina Street just about a hundred feet north of the East Gurley Street intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 East Gurley, Prescott AZ 86301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Day Octagon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Prescott National Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bank of Arizona and the Electric Buildings (about 400 feet away); Knights of Pythias Building (about 400 feet away); Head Hotel (about 400 feet away); Prescott High School and the Yavapai Club (about 400 feet away); Bashford Block (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
Regarding Hassayampa Inn. The Hassayampa Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is also a member of the Historic Hotels of America.
Also see . . . History of the Inn. (Submitted on July 9, 2009.)
1. The Hassayanpa River
The name Hassayampa is the name of a river with headwaters in the Bradshaw Mountains about six-seven miles due south of the town and hotel. That river flows southwest to connect with the Gila River and eventually the Colorado River near Yuma.
The name Hassayampa is a Native American name for the river, meaning 'river that flows under the earth.'
— Submitted July 7, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona.
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,382 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona. 3. submitted on July 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.