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Near Payson in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990

 
 
These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 Marker image. Click for full size.
March 5, 2010
1. These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 Marker
Inscription. These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990

Sandra J. Bachman Joseph Chacon Alex S. Contreras James L. Denny James E. Ellis Curtis E. Springfield
 
Location. 34° 22.231′ N, 111° 14.165′ W. Marker is near Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on Myrtle Point Trail 0 miles north of NF 431, on the left. Touch for map. Starting in Payson, AZ on Beeline Highway. Go toward East Frontier Sreet - go 2.64mi Turn Right on Houston Mesa Rd - go 10.21 mi Turn Right on Control Road - go 3.96 mi Turn Left on Mytrle Point Trail - go 0.60 mi Turn Left on Myrtle Point Trail Arrive at 34.375402,-111.226391. Marker is in this post office area: Payson AZ 85541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dude Fire (here, next to this marker); General Crook Trail (approx. 5.7 miles away); Battle of Big Dry Wash (approx. 5.8 miles away); Shoofly Village Ruin (approx. 6.2 miles away); C.C.C. Co. 807 (approx. 8.3 miles away); a different marker also named General Crook Trail (approx. 10.1 miles away); Site of the Herron Hotel (approx. 11.2 miles away); Ox Bow Inn (approx. 11.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Payson.
 
Regarding These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990.
These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 Marker image. Click for full size.
March 5, 2010
2. These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 Marker
A Local Memorial to the Firefighters dying in 1990 trying to save the Bonita Creek Subdivision
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,308 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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