Flagstaff in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
"The Gandy Dancer"
Clyde "Ross" Morgan, Sculptor
Erected 2000 by City of Flagstaffs Public Art Program.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 35° 11.82′ N, 111° 38.885′ W. Marker is in Flagstaff, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 66 and South San Francisco Street, on the right when traveling east on Route 66. Marker is on southeast corner,. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flagstaff AZ 86001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donahue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Aubineau / Andreatos BuildingTwo Spots (within shouting distance of this marker); Coconino Chop House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ricket & Brooks Bldg. (about 300 feet away); Railroad Depot (about 400 feet away); Transcontinental Railroad Centennial (about 400 feet away); Aubineau Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flagstaff.
Also see . . . YouTube Posting - Details of the Gandy Dancers. An example of Gandy Dancing telling the story of African-American Gandy Dancers from the South. (Submitted on July 20, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,969 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4, 5. submitted on July 2, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. 6. submitted on September 15, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.