Sacaton in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Honoring Native American Women Veterans
Dedicated February 22, 2003
American Legion Post 84
Sculptor: Oscar Urrea
Artist: Jim Covarrubias
Erected 2003 by Ira Hayes American Legion Post 84, Sacaton, AZ.
Location. 33° 4.828′ N, 111° 44.7′ W. Marker is in Sacaton, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is at the intersection of Sacaton Road (Arizona Route 87) and Casa Blanca Road, on the right when traveling east on Sacaton Road. Touch for map. Interstate 10 is approximately six miles west of this memorial. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190 West Pima Street, Sacaton AZ 85147, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Military Order Purple Heart of the U.S.A. (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of Matthew B. Juan (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC (within shouting distance of this marker); Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 3½ miles away); Gadsden Purchase (approx. 3½ miles away); Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gadsden Purchase (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gila River Internment Center - Rivers, Arizona (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacaton.
More about this marker. This monument is located in the Matthew Juan-Ira Hayes Memorial Park. Its four sides are covered in sandstone engraved with many petroglyphs. The top is a slab of sandstone with an Arizona shape in relief. The three bronze markers are attached to the top. It's a very nice monument.
Categories. • Native Americans • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II • Wars, US Indian • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,128 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2010. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.