Near Payson in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Shooﬂy Village Ruin
Shoofly Village is listed on the National Historic Register of Places. It is a fragile and irreplaceable part of our cultural heritage. Help us protect it so that others may enjoy it as well.
Erected by Tonto National Forest.
Location. 34° 17.415′ N, 111° 16.994′ W. Marker is near Payson, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker can be reached from Houston Mesa Road 3 miles east of Arizona Route 87. Touch for map. Take Highway 87 north from Payson to Houston Mesa Road and turn east for 3 miles. The parking lot is a short distance beyond the Mesa del Caballo subdivision just off the paved road. Marker is in this post office area: Payson AZ 85541, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Herron Hotel (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ox Bow Inn (approx. 5.1 miles away); Historic Mail Trail (approx. 5.1 Site of Rock Store (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ranger Station (approx. 5.3 miles away); Zane Grey's Cabin (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Dude Fire (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Payson.
Also see . . . Shoofly Indian Ruins. Shoofly Village once had a total of 79 structures of which the rock outlines, once the base of the walls, are still visible. (Submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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 451 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.