Payson in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Historic Mail Trail
Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail
Ashton Nebecker Newton Tipton Clarence Hann William Johnson William Lowthian Mick Wright Juan Portillo Doc Lay Richard Hopkins James Farrell Abner Heath Will Heath Gene Holder Abner Greer Henry Hunter
Wiley Nebecker Walter Cox Ora Hann William Goswick Wyllys D. Fuller Burl Wright Robert Gaddis Hyrum Williams Norman Palmer Milton Farrell John Heath Thomas Hunt Alfred Fuller Ben Nail Charles Chilson
Preston Gillispie Peter Davis Charles Morris Martin Sullivan Hunter Wright Peter Lazar Richard Woods Nott Hopkins Garfield Farrell Arthur Heath Frank Heath Hank Wingfield Jessie Earl James Cash Tavis Hough
Len Hough Richard Clark Ross Fuller Hugh Fuller Hal Fuller Jim Lowthian
This dedication was made possible through the twenty years of collaboration between ranchers, Camp Verde Cavalry (Col. Howard Parrish), the U.S.D.A Forest Service (Ranger Bill Stafford), Camp Verde Historical Society, the town of Camp Verde, Yavapai Apache Nation, Citizens of Pine, the town Payson, and Tonto Apache Tribe.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 34° 13.876′ N, 111° 20.264′ W. Marker is in Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on West Main Street 0.6 miles west of Beeline Highway (Arizona Route 87), on the right when traveling west. This site is at the junction of West Main Street and South McLane Road. Look for the large equestrian statue on the north side of the street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Boardman General Merchandise Plaza, Payson AZ 85541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Rock Store (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Herron Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Ox Bow Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Zane Grey's CabinMogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ranger Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shoofly Village Ruin (approx. 5.1 miles away); These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 (approx. 11.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Payson.
Also see . . . Coconino National Forest Mail Trail #84. This Forest Service Trail web page has extensive history on the mail trail and how it has been kept in historic memory. (Submitted on September 22, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,681 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.