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Near Camp Verde in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Camp Verde

 
 
Camp Verde Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 7, 2010
1. Camp Verde Marker
Inscription.  
The oldest settlement in the Verde Valley. Site of historic Fort Verde. The first settlers came into the valley in February, 1865, followed by the military in August, 1865. Original military and historic buildings still stand.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1865.
 
Location. 34° 33.514′ N, 111° 53.979′ W. Marker is near Camp Verde, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on General Crook Trail (South Access Road), 0.2 miles east of Interstate 17 Exit 285, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Verde AZ 86322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wales Arnold (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pecan Lane Rural Historic Landscape (approx. 2.7 miles away); Flagpole & Administration Building (approx. 2.7 miles away); Surgeon’s Quarters (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Married Officers’ Quarters (approx. 2.7 miles away); "0" Mile Post General Crook Trail
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fort Verde State Historic Park (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Verde.
 
Camp Verde Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 7, 2010
2. Camp Verde Marker
Looking east toward Camp Verde (at distant left center of photo).
Looking West from Camp Verde Marker Pullout image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 7, 2010
3. Looking West from Camp Verde Marker Pullout
I-17 Interchange in distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,112 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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