“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Patagonia in Santa Cruz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Mowry Mine

Mowry Mine image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Mello
1. Mowry Mine
Inscription.  Pioneer Producer of Silver and Lead, was worked by native labor under the direction of the Jesuits, later by Mexicans before The Gadsden Purchase. Was acquired by Sylvester Mowry in 1856. Provided some lead for the Confederacy. Nearby Ghost town and cemetery are reminders of frequent Indian raids.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 31° 32.452′ N, 110° 45.193′ W. Marker is in Patagonia, Arizona, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is at the intersection of Naugle Avenue (Arizona Route 82) and Third Avenue (Arizona Route 82), on the left when traveling west on Naugle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Patagonia AZ 85624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patagonia Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Cady Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Ward's Ranch (approx. 3.4 miles away); Camp Crittenden (approx. 8.8 miles away); Sonoita Quarter Horse Show and Races
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(approx. 11 miles away); Little Outfit School (approx. 11.1 miles away); Mission Guevavi (approx. 12.6 miles away); Boy Scout Memorial (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Patagonia.
Also see . . .  Patagonia Heritage 2009. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by Tim Mello of Patagonia, Arizona.)
Additional keywords. Sylvester Mowry, mining
Mowry Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 30, 2010
2. Mowry Mine Marker
Mowry Mine marker with Patagonia Depot in background.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by Tim Mello of Patagonia, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,706 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 8, 2009, by Tim Mello of Patagonia, Arizona.   2. submitted on January 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 28, 2023