Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Kaibab in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pipe Springs National Monument

 
 
Pipe Springs National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 28, 2018
1. Pipe Springs National Monument
Inscription.  
Established May 31, 1923
Through effort of Stephen T. Mather and friends
Pipe Springs
Occupied in 1863 by Dr. James M. Whitmore, who, with Robert McIntyre, was killed 4 miles S.E. Of here January 3, 1866 by Navajo and Piute Indians.
Winsor Castle
Erected by direction of Brigham Young in 1869-70 by Anson P. Winsor for handling the church tithing herds and as a frontier refuge from Indians. It became the first telegraph office in Arizona when the Desert Telegraph Line reached here in December 1871.
 
Erected 1933 by Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association and Citizens of Kanab Stake. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association marker series.
 
Location. 36° 51.793′ N, 112° 44.37′ W. Marker is near Kaibab, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from North Pipe Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is inside the grounds of Pipe Springs National
Pipe Springs National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 28, 2018
2. Pipe Springs National Monument
Monument, on the southeast corner of Winsor Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Fredonia AZ 86022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Exploration and Colonization (approx. 17.1 miles away in Utah); Fort Kanab (approx. 17.1 miles away in Utah); A Tragedy (approx. 17.1 miles away in Utah); Jacob Hamblin (approx. 17.1 miles away in Utah); Penny Edwards (approx. 17.1 miles away in Utah); James Hampton (approx. 17.3 miles away in Utah); Glenn Ford (approx. 17.3 miles away in Utah); Roydon Clark (approx. 17.3 miles away in Utah).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionForts, CastlesParks & Recreational Areas
 
Winsor Castle image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 28, 2018
3. Winsor Castle
 
More. Search the internet for Pipe Springs National Monument.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
Paid Advertisement We are suspending Amazon.com advertising until they remove an ad for a certain book from circulation. A word in the book’s title has given rise to number of complaints. The word is inappropriate in school classroom settings.