Wickenburg in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Wickenburg – Ehrenburg
Stage ambushed by Apache
John Lanz - Fred W Loring
P. M. Hamel - W. G. Salmon
Fredrick Shoholm and
C.S. Adams were murdered
Mollie Sheppard died of
Erected 1937 by Arizona Highway Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is October 5, 1863.
Location. 33° 57.786′ N, 112° 47.832′ W. Marker is in Wickenburg, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 60 at milepost 106 and Flying E Ranch Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 60. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wickenburg AZ 85390, 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. Vulture Mine (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Old Brick Post Office (approx. 3.8 miles away); Garcia School (approx. 3.8 miles away); Henry Wickenburg (approx. 3.8 miles away); Everett Bowman The Jail Tree (approx. 3.9 miles away); Vulture Gold Mine (approx. 10 miles away); Congress, Arizona (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wickenburg.
Also see . . . The Wickenburg Massacre Site – An Enduring Mystery. An account of the incident by Allen Hall detailing the event and its controversies along with several photos of the site. (Submitted on April 6, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,932 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Gary Griffiths of Florence, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.