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

The Oatman Family

 
 
The Oatman Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 7, 2014
1. The Oatman Family Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
The Oatman Family
Six members of this pioneer family
massacred by Indians in March 1851

 
Erected 1954 by The Arizona Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1851.
 
Location. 33° 0.258′ N, 113° 9.342′ W. Marker is near Sentinel, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from Oatman Road, 10.7 miles north of Agua Caliente Road. At 10.7 miles north of Agua Caliente Road, on Oatman Road, turn west and follow dirt path on south side of farm fields to grave site.
Note: Oatman Road is an un-maintained, primitive dirt road, passable only with high clearance or four wheel drive vehicles. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dateland AZ 85333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Oatman Massacre Site (approx.
The Oatman Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 7, 2014
2. The Oatman Family Marker
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0.3 miles away).
 
The Oatman Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 7, 2014
3. The Oatman Family Marker
Oatman Flat image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 7, 2014
4. Oatman Flat
The Oatman Family grave site is in the center of the photo by the trees. Photo was taken from the Oatman Massacre site looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 122 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 20, 2022