Near Gila River in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, Mexican-American. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 33° 1.696′ N, 111° 46.298′ W. Marker is near Gila River, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10 at milepost 183. Marker is in the westbound rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casa Grande AZ 85122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gila River Indian Reservation (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Gadsden Purchase (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 1.2 miles Honoring Native American Women Veterans (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC (approx. 3.9 miles away); Military Order Purple Heart of the U.S.A. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Matthew B. Juan (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gila River Internment Center - Rivers, Arizona (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gila River.
More about this marker. There are two identical markers in this rest area. The second marker is just to the right of this marker at
Also see . . . The Gadsden Purchase. This event in US and Arizona history came about due to an error in survey maps which were used to determine the borders after the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. (Submitted on July 30, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,096 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.