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Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail

 
 
Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
1. Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail Marker
Inscription.  This historic mail trail is dedicated to the memory of the mail riders named below and unknown mail carriers that braved weather, rough terrain and the Verde River to deliver mail 52 miles from Camp Verde to Payson, Arizona from 1884 to 1914.

[Column 1:]
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

[Column 2:]
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

[Column 3:]
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

[Column 4:]
Len Hough • Richard Clark • Ross Fuller • Hugh Fuller • Hal Fuller • Jim Lowthian
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• David Johnson • Charles Ryall • Joe Leavitt • George Blodgett • Bud Miller • Lee Patterson • John Chilson • Frank Fuller • Howard Peach

Clinton "Tuffy" Peach

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 this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 34° 23.153′ N, 111° 27.297′ W. Marker is in Pine, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on Arizona Route 87, 0.1 miles north of Hardscrabble Mesa Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine AZ 85544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Pine Community Center Historic District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Strawberry School (approx. 3.9 miles away); General Crook Trail (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named General Crook Trail (approx. 9.8 miles away); Shoofly Village Ruin (approx. 11.8 miles
Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
2. Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail Marker
away); The Great 1970 Rim Country Flood Disaster (approx. 12.3 miles away); Ranger Station (approx. 12.3 miles away); William H. Goettl Memorial (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
3. Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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