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Near Navajo in Apache County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

At Navajo Springs

 
 
At Navajo Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 21, 2010
1. At Navajo Springs Marker
Inscription. December 29, 1863 Arizona's Territorial officials took the oath of office during a snowstorm. Governor John N. Goodwin and other officials arriving from the east by wagon train, took their oaths of office and raised the U.S. flag "to establish a government whereby the security of life and property will be maintained throughout its limits, and its varied resources be rapidly and successfully developed".
 
Location. 35° 7.782′ N, 109° 32.378′ W. Marker is near Navajo, Arizona, in Apache County. Marker is on Interstate 40 at milepost 325, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the east-bound entrance ramp to I-40, near the Navajo Travel Center. Marker is in this post office area: Chambers AZ 86502, United States of America.
 
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At Navajo Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 21, 2010
2. At Navajo Springs Marker
I-40 east-bound on ramp at exit 325. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 21, 2010
3. I-40 east-bound on ramp at exit 325.
Marker is at far right in photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 898 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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