Near Safford in Graham County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Memory of Lorenzo and Seth Wright
many pioneers who brought
law, order and safety to
the Gila Valley.
Lorenzo and Seth Wright
were killed 1 mile north of
this spot by Indians who
had stolen 45 horses from
While pursuing the Indians they
were ambushed Dec. 1, 1885.
Erected 1938 by The Mt. Graham and St. Joseph Stakes of the L. D. S. Church.
Location. 32° 45.646′ N, 109° 26.388′ W. Marker is near Safford, Arizona, in Graham County. Marker is on U.S. 70 at milepost 356, 16 miles east of Town of Safford, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Safford AZ 85546, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Horatio Harris Merrill / Eliza Ann Merrill (approx. 7½ miles away); Army of the West (approx. 9.1 miles away); Gila Valley Bank (approx. 11.7 miles away); Solomon (approx. 11.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,631 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.