Sikul Himatk in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Discovery of a pocket of gold and silver ore led to a fabulous boom development here in 1883.
The desert has reclaimed the original site and its suburbs of Logan City, New Virginia, Brooklyn and Allen City. The mine was a complete failure—a tiny pocket of riches on the mountain.
Location. 32° 8.101′ N, 112° 5.614′ W. Marker is in Sikul Himatk, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on Tucson Ajo Highway (State Highway 86) near Indian Route 32, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on State Highway 86 within the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. Marker is in this post office area: Sells AZ 85634, United States of America.
Also see . . . Quijotoa, AZ. "A fire destroyed much of the town in 1889 and today, nothing remains." (Submitted on April 11, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
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