Fredonia in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Settled in 1885 by few hardy Mormon pioneer families. Once the center of sheep and cattle grazing on the Arizona strip. The main industry is logging. Fredonia boasts one of the largest sawmills in Arizona. Other industries include refining, mining trucking, forestry ... etc.
Sign and buckle design by Laura Johnson Sign built & donated by Fredonia High VICA Advisors: John Cram and Robin Button Members: Danny Judd, Yancy Archer, Eddie Heaton, Carmen Savala, Michael Goodall, Darl Gailey, Wayne Lathim, Pat Castro, Nick Holliday Terril Heayon. Sign material donated by Kaibab Industries, Energy Fuels Nuclear, Inc., Arizona Refining Company, Intermountain Refining Company Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 36° 56.547′ N, 112° 31.559′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is on U.S. 89A at milepost 609, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pipe Springs National Monument (a few steps from this marker); Prickly Pears and Pinion Nuts (a few steps from this marker); The Final Frontier (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Log Cabin (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kanab Forts (approx. 4.4 miles away in Utah); The Proud Rebel (approx. 6.9 miles away in Utah); Dan Duryea (approx. 7 miles away in Utah); Israel and Charlotte Cox Heaton (approx. 7 miles away in Utah). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 163 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.