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Quartzsite in La Paz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tyson's Well

Old Stage Station

 
 
Tyson's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
1. Tyson's Well Marker
Inscription.  
This was a stage stop between Ehrenberg and Wickenburg and points east. Travelers in the 1870's and 80's made their first stop here on eastward journeys from the Colorado River. "No grass, but good water," an early desert guide indicated accommodations for passengers were crude.
 
Erected by Arizona Highway Department Historical Marker in cooperation with the State Landmarks Committee. (Marker Number 060-019.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural ResourcesRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 33° 39.969′ N, 114° 13.177′ W. Marker is in Quartzsite, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on West Main Street (Arizona Route 95), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quartzsite AZ 85346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oasis Hotel Site (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Tyson's Well (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Phantom II (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hi Jolly (approx. one mile away); The Last Camp of Hi Jolly (approx. one mile away); Quinn Pass (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Tyson's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
2. Tyson's Well Marker
The Well image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
3. The Well
The Quartzsite Museum, also known as the Tysons Well Stage Station Museum image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
4. The Quartzsite Museum, also known as the Tysons Well Stage Station Museum
Museum website archived entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 3,006 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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