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

John Towhey

 
 
John Towhey Stone Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, August 26, 2009
1. John Towhey Stone Inscription
Inscription.
Stone Marker:
14 Inf. N.Y.
John Towhey
Wounded
Here
1861

Plaque Attached to Stone:
-- January 1970 --
This stone with inscription of incident was originally located on the Yavapai Indian Reservation approximately 1000 yards northwest of this site.
It was donated to the Veterans Administration Center by the Yavapai Indian Tribe for viewing by the public.
 
Erected 1970.
 
Location. 34° 33.104′ N, 112° 27.11′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on Entrance to Bob Stump VA Medical Center, on the right. Touch for map. This stone is located on the right of the drive entering the VA hospital. It is where the first road splits to the right. Marker is at or near this postal address: Arizona Route 89, Prescott AZ 86301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Citizens Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); VFW Bucky O'Neill Post No. 541 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grace M. Sparkes (approx. 0.8 miles away); Prescott National Guard Armory (approx. 0.8 miles
Plaque Attached to Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, August 26, 2009
2. Plaque Attached to Stone Marker
away); Site of the O'Neill/Munds House (approx. 0.8 miles away); City Park and Ballfield (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington School (approx. one mile away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Rectory (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
John Towhey Stone image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, August 26, 2009
3. John Towhey Stone
View from street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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