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Near Sedona in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Wilson Mtn. Trail

National Recreational Trail

 
 
Wilson Mtn. Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2016
1. Wilson Mtn. Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Richard Wilson was an old bear hunter who lived at Indian Gardens. In 1885 he was killed by a large grizzly bear in what is now known as Wilson Canyon.

 
Erected 1982 by Sedona Westerners.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
 
Location. 34° 53.166′ N, 111° 44.501′ W. Marker is near Sedona, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker can be reached from Arizona Route 89A, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sedona AZ 86336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orchards (1890 - 1970) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jordan Sales Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Van Deren Ranch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jordan Farmhouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jordan Tractor Shed (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fruit Packing House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rollie's Camera (approx. 1˝ miles away); Carl Richards' Garage (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sedona.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located about 1 mile north of Sedona at the Midgely Bridge Picnic Area.
 
Wilson Mtn. Trail Marker and Mt. Wilson in the background image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2016
2. Wilson Mtn. Trail Marker and Mt. Wilson in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 258 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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