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Near Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ghost Town of Adamsville

 
 
Ghost town of Adamsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. Ghost town of Adamsville Marker
Inscription. In the 1870's, a flour mill and a few stores formed the hub of life in Adamsville, where shootings and knifings were commonplace, and life was one of the cheapest commodities. Most of the adobe houses have been washed away by the flooding Gila River.
 
Erected 1965 by Arizona Development Board, Arizona Highway Department.
 
Location. 33° 0.32′ N, 111° 26.671′ W. Marker is near Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is at the intersection of Florence-Coolidge Highway (State Highway 287) and East Adamsville Road, on the right when traveling west on Florence-Coolidge Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AZ 85132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Granville H. Oury (approx. 2.5 miles away); George-Brockway House (approx. 3.5 miles away); Florence High School (approx. 3.5 miles away); Tom Mix & Tony, Jr. (approx. 3.6 miles away); Truman – Randell House (approx. 3.6 miles away); C.D. Henry House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Harvey-Niemeyer House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Elmer Coker House (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
Ghost town of Adamsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. Ghost town of Adamsville Marker
 Adamsville. Adamsville was a farming town founded in the 1870 by Fred Adams. (Submitted on January 26, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ghost town of Adamsville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. Ghost town of Adamsville
Versions vary as to where the town of Adamsville was located. This photo was taken about 0.6 miles north of the marker on Adamsville Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,235 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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