Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lewis Kingman Park
A civil engineer who pioneered railroad location and construction in the western United States and Mexico.
During 1886-87 he supervised the construction of 1353 miles of railroad.
During the construction of the railroad through this area, he established the railroad camp where the town of Kingman now stands.
Erected 1966 by Arizona Highway Department.
Location. 35° 12.052′ N, 114° 1.553′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker can be reached from East Andy Devine Avenue 0.6 miles east of Stockton Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Lewis Kingman Park facing Andy Devine Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Trovatore Motel (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. John's United Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bonelli House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mohave Center Plaza of Valor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mohave County Jail (approx. 1.6 Mohave County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); U. S. Post Office (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingman.
Also see . . . Famous People of Kingman. A short biography of Lewis Kingman and links to information on other famous people from Kingman. (Submitted on April 5, 2010.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.