Near Kerny in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Sonora's close-knit residents shared common bonds of family, friendship and the dream of a better life. Although they were moved and scattered, many went on to fulfill their dreams, becoming successful in business, public service, and education. The town of Sonora continues to live in the memories of the original settlers and their descendants.
Erected 1999 by Arizona Department of Transportation.
Location. 33° 10.124′ N, 110° 59.978′ W. Marker is near Kerny, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker can be reached from Arizona Route 177 at milepost 156. Touch for map. Marker is at the Ray Open Pit Mine visitor's viewpoint, about 0.3 miles north of Arizona Highway 177. Marker is in this post office area: Kearny AZ 85137, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Kearny, Arizona (approx. 9.4 miles away); Porter Air Locomotive (approx. 9.4 miles away); US 60 History Trail (approx. 10.3 miles away); Robert Taylor 'Bob' Jones (approx. 10.4 miles away); Historic Pinal Cemetery (approx. 11.4 miles away); Picket Post Mountain (approx. 11.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Kearny, Arizona. The town's website tells the history of the region. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
2. The Cline Library at Northern Arizona University. Photo album of the Ray Mine area. (Submitted on August 9, 2010.)
Categories. • Hispanic Americans • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.