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Marble Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Lee's Ferry

 
 
Lee's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
1. Lee's Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Northern gateway to Arizona for 54 years - from 1873 to 1927 - is located six miles upstream from this bridge.

This monument erected to the founder John Doyle Lee who, with superhuman effort and in the face of almost insurmountable obstacles, maintained this ferry which made possible the colonization of Arizona.

Frontiersman, trail blazer, builder, a man of great faith, sound judgment, and indomitable courage.

Authority for erection of this monument granted by the State of Arizona.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 36° 49.082′ N, 111° 37.993′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89A at milepost 538. Marker is located at the Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center, on the west side of Navajo Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marble Canyon Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafe McDaniel
Lee's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
2. Lee's Ferry Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Navajo Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Deering (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis Nez (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw / Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Ferry (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Canyon.
 
Lee's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
3. Lee's Ferry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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