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Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Charles Metcalfe Park

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
1. Charles Metcalfe Park Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in Memory of
Charles Metcalfe
1855-1943
He deeded in perpetuity this land as a park for the use of Kingman youth. Recognized as a civic leader and land developer, He proposed development of Hualapai Mountain Park. He held offices of Mohave County Probate Judge, Supt. of Schools, Kingman U. S. Postmaster, Officer and Member Kingman B.P.O. Elks and Masonic Lodge.
This monument built centennial year
1882 – 1982

 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 35° 11.444′ N, 114° 3.65′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker can be reached from Grandview Avenue near West Beale Street (Business Interstate 40). Touch for map. Marker is located in Charles Metcalfe Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Army (about 300 feet away); Wagon Route (about 300 feet away); Kingman Veteran's Memorial (about 400 feet away); Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759
Charles Metcalfe Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
2. Charles Metcalfe Park Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Desert Power & Water Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); A.T. & T. Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hotel Brunswick (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingman.
 
More about this marker. At this monument is a time capsule to be opened in 2082 which contains a Coin of Camp Beal Springs, all the minutes of County Supervisor Meetings of 1982 by Bill Roper, marriage license and birth records, family photos and a Boy Scout scarf.
 
Also see . . .  The Kingman Daily Miner". Articles published in the Kingman Daily Miner" on September 19, 1982 regarding Charles Metcalf and the dedication of the monument. (Submitted on March 31, 2010.) 
 
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Charles Metcalfe Park Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
3. Charles Metcalfe Park Monument
Charles Metcalfe Park Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
4. Charles Metcalfe Park Monument
Charles Metcalfe Park Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
5. Charles Metcalfe Park Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,185 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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