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Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hunt Bass Hatchery

 
 
Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 15, 2010
1. Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker
Inscription.  
* USA *
Work Program
WPA
Hunt Bass Hatchery

Erected A.D. 1936
Sponsored By
Arizona State
Game Department
O.P. No. 65-2-544

 
Erected 1936 by Arizona State Game Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list.
 
Location. 33° 27.005′ N, 111° 57.177′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on North Mill Avenue 0.2 miles east of North Galvin Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at Papago Park. Marker is about 100 feet north of the roadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor (approx. half a mile away); Papago Park's Military History (approx. 1½ miles away); Site of Hayden's Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hayden House
Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 15, 2010
2. Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Tempe Bakery/Hackett House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Arizona's First Zoo (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tempe Hardware Building (approx. 1.9 miles away); Farmer - Goodwin Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
 
Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 15, 2010
3. Hunt Bass Hatchery Marker
One of the Hunt Bass Hatchery Ponds image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, December 27, 2013
4. One of the Hunt Bass Hatchery Ponds
The rocks in the foreground are the Papago Buttes, between them, Camelback Mountain is visible. The ponds of the Hunt Bass Hatchery are now water features in Papago Park. They feature urban fishing, bird watching, picnic and relaxation spots for Phoenix.
The Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House located on the grounds of the Phoenix Zoo image. Click for full size.
By Angie Jeter, September 7, 2017
5. The Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House located on the grounds of the Phoenix Zoo
The Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House located on the grounds of the Phoenix Zoo image. Click for full size.
By Angie Jeter, September 7, 2017
6. The Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House located on the grounds of the Phoenix Zoo
This house is also known as "Ruby's House" as it was previously the residence of a famous elephant at the zoo.
The Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House marker at the Phoenix Zoo image. Click for full size.
By Angie Jeter, September 17, 2017
7. The Hunt Bass Hatchery Caretaker's House marker at the Phoenix Zoo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on December 27, 2013, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.   5, 6, 7. submitted on September 18, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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