Camp Verde in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Pecan Lane Rural Historic Landscape
Pecan Lane Rural Historic Landscape was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 2, 2000.
Pecan Lane played a significant part in the agricultural history of Camp Verde. During the late 19th century and early twentieth centuries the community served as the breadbasket for the major towns in Yavapai and Coconino Counties, including Jerome, Prescott, and Flagstaff.
Once a principle farming area of Camp Verde, Pecan Lane is one of its best preserved, still conveying the sense of a rural country lane in a farming community.
Pecan Lane's period of significance begins with U.S. settlement in 1893 persuant to the Homestead Act. The section of Eureka Ditch within this area was dug in 1896. The Pecan Lane name derives from rows of pecan trees that dominate the District and delineate its edges. In 1926 Noah Haydon purchased the property and moved there with his son Carl and daughter-in-law Eva. In 1927-28, Eva planted pecan seedlings in an attempt to introduce a new cash crop with the help
Monument funded by Camp Verde. Sign created by Jim Larue, master blacksmith and his apprentices Dale and Bonnie Harvey. Rock base by William Gant and metal sign by Don Stone. 2-9-02
Erected 2002 by Pecan Lane Historic District Group.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1865.
Location. 34° 34.498′ N, 111° 51.417′ W. Marker is in Camp Verde, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on North Montezuma Castle Highway 2 miles north of West Highway 260 & South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Verde AZ 86322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Surgeon’s Quarters (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Married Officers’ Quarters (approx. 0.7 miles away); Flagpole & Administration Building (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Site of Married Officers' Quarters (approx. ¾ mile away); Officers’ Row (approx. ¾ mile away); Fort Verde State Historic Park (approx. 0.8 miles "0" Mile Post General Crook Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Verde.
More about this marker. This marker is notable by its laid-up stone base and frame, and the blacksmith work surrounding the Pecan Lane sign.
Regarding Pecan Lane Rural Historic Landscape. Due to the weathered steel of the inscription marker makes this sign hard to read in any weather. One has to stop and spend some time here. Pecan Lane itself is as described, a once quiet country road lined with large, mature pecan trees.
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