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Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Wagon Route

 
 
Wagon Route Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
1. Wagon Route Marker
Inscription.  Surveyed by Lt. Edward F. Beale 1857 - 1858. Followed by railroad survey, 1858 – 1859. Route of Atlantic and Pacific Railroad built across Arizona 1882 – 1883. Tracks reached Kingman, spring, 1883. U. S. Highway 66 closely follows Beale's survey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 35° 11.397′ N, 114° 3.624′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker can be reached from Andy Devine Road (Business Interstate 40) near Grandview Avenue. Marker is located in Locomotive Park. South of West Beale Street (State Hwy 95). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Army (here, next to this marker); Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale (here, next to this marker); Kingman Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Metcalfe Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Powerhouse, Kingman, Arizona (about 600 feet away); Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759
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(about 600 feet away); Locomotive Park (about 700 feet away); Desert Power & Water Co. (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingman.
 
More about this marker. This marker is one of three markers on this monument.
 
Wagon Route Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
2. Wagon Route Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,621 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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