Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale
1822 - 1893
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • War, Mexican-American • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
Location. 35° 11.399′ N, 114° 3.628′ 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); Wagon Route (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 Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759 (about 700 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.
Also see . . . Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale. In 1857, President James Buchanan appointed Beale to survey a wagon road from Fort Defiance, New Mexico to the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and California. The survey also incorporated an experiment first proposed by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis four years earlier. To satisfy part of his transportation needs, Beale took 25 camels. (Submitted on April 1, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,709 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on June 23, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on April 1, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.