Near Gila River in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Gila River Indian Reservation
Erected 1965 by Arizona Development Board, Arizona Highway Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 33° 2.512′ N, 111° 47.102′ W. Marker is near Gila River, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10 at milepost 181. Marker is located at the Eastbound 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gadsden Purchase (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Gadsden Purchase Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC (approx. 3˝ miles away); Honoring Native American Women Veterans (approx. 3˝ miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Matthew B. Juan (approx. 3˝ miles away); Military Order Purple Heart of the U.S.A. (approx. 3˝ miles away); Gila River Internment Center - Rivers, Arizona (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gila River.
More about this marker. A duplicate marker is located at the Westbound Rest Area 1.2 miles east of this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Pima Tribal History. (Submitted on July 30, 2010.)
2. Maricopa Indian Tribe History. (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 1,451 times since then and 29 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.