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Payson in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ranger Station

 
 
Ranger Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
1. Ranger Station Marker
Inscription. The Rim Country Museum complex is the site of the first headquarters for the Payson Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The original buildings were placed here in 1907. The Ranger's family house is the second one, built in 1933. The ranger office building was built in 1932.
 
Location. 34° 13.952′ N, 111° 20.659′ W. Marker is in Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker can be reached from South Green Valley Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the Rim Country Museum. The former Ranger's family house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 South Green Valley Parkway, Payson AZ 85541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zane Grey's Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rock Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Mail Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Herron Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ox Bow Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shoofly Village Ruin (approx. 5.3 miles away); These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Payson.
 
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Ranger Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
2. Ranger Station Marker
Marker is just to the left of the windows.
Ranger's family house image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
3. Ranger's family house
Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial in foreground.
Ranger Station image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 5, 2013
4. Ranger Station
Ranger's family house is on the left. Ranger's office building is on the right. Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial in foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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