Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In 1868 Jacob Waltz was living as a humble farmer on the north bank of the Salt River. He died on October 26, 1891 and was buried in the southwest corner of City Cemetery.
Erected 1993 by E Clampus Vitus and Dons of Arizona.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1864.
Location. 33° 26.812′ N, 112° 5.475′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of 13th Avenue and West Jefferson, on the right when traveling north on 13th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are 1897 Smurthwaite House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arizona Copper Company's Locomotive #2 (about 600 feet away); Boras Headframe (about 600 feet away); Arizona's U.S.S. Arizona Memorial - In Memory of the Gallant Men (about 700 feet away); Arizona World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona Signal Mast (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Father Albert Braun O.F.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2014, by Keith B. Dodds of Maricopa, Az.. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 219 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2014, by Keith B. Dodds of Maricopa, Az.. 3. submitted on July 28, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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