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

Oatman

 
 
Oatman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2010
1. Oatman Marker
Inscription. Fifteen miles east in the Black Mountains, is the historic Oatman mining district. Many original buildings still exist in the ghost town site. The Tom Reed United Eastern Gold Road and other mines produced more than thirty million dollars of gold from the early 1900's into the 1930's.
 
Location. 34° 58.069′ N, 114° 35.847′ W. Marker is near Mohave Valley, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 153 and Arizona Route 95, on the right when traveling east on County Route 153. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mohave Valley AZ 86440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of the Fort Mojave Tribe (approx. 4.2 miles away in Nevada); Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away in California); a different marker also named Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away in California); National Old Trails (approx. 8.1 miles away in California); Needles El Garces Train Station (approx. 8.8 miles away in California); Arizona Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (approx. 9 miles away); Arizona Medal of Honor (approx. 9 miles away).
 
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Oatman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2010
2. Oatman Marker
Oatman image. Click for more information.
By Bill Kirchner, March 18, 2010
3. Oatman
Named for a migrating pioneer family attacked and killed by Indians near Gila Bend, Arizona, in 1851.
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Oatman 1964 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2010
4. Oatman 1964
Photo on display at the Colorado River Museum - Bullhead City, Az.
Oatman circa 1920s image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2010
5. Oatman circa 1920s
Photo on display at the Colorado River Museum in Bullhead City, Az.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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