Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by The City of Prescott.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1864.
Location. 34° 32.533′ N, 112° 28.044′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on East Gurley Street (Route 89) near Marina Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 East Gurley, Prescott AZ 86301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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
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.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,657 times since then and 42 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 Mesa, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.