Near Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Welcome to Prescott
Today it is the home to the Bob Stump VA Medical Center located on the site of old Fort Whipple, as well as the Arizona Pioneers' Home, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Yavapai College and Prescott College. Cultural attractions are: Sharlot Hall Museum, the Phippen Museum of Western Art, the Smoki Museum and Fort Whipple Museum. Prescott Frontier Days, "The World's Oldest Rodeo,” is held on the Fourth of July weekend each year. Be sure to stop at the Chamber of Commerce Information Center, 117 West Goodwin.
Stay and Enjoy Our Cool and Warm Hospitality
Elevation: 5350 feet
Average Precipitation: 18 inches
Average Snow Fall: 24 inches
Erected by Rotary Club of Prescott, Prescott Frontier Rotary Club, Prescott Sunup Rotary Club.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 34° 29.294′ N, 112° 30.08′ W. Marker is near Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on Arizona Route 89 at milepost 306, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prescott AZ 86303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arizona Pioneers' Home (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Arizona Pioneers' Home (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pioneer Trail and Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lincoln School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hotel Vendome (approx. 4 miles away); Bicentennial Tree (approx. 4 miles away); The Fire of 1900 (approx. 4 miles away); Site of Curtis Hall/ (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 803 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.