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Quartzsite in La Paz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tyson's Well

Old Stage Station

 
 
Tyson's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
1. Tyson's Well Marker
Inscription. This was a stage stop between Ehrenberg and Wickenburg and points east. Travelers in the 1870's and 80's made their first stop here on eastward journeys from the Colorado River. "No grass, but good water," an early desert guide indicated accommodations for passengers were crude.
 
Erected by Arizona Highway Department Historical Marker in cooperation with the State Landmarks Committee. (Marker Number 060-019.)
 
Location. 33° 39.969′ N, 114° 13.177′ W. Marker is in Quartzsite, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on West Main Street (Arizona Route 95), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quartzsite AZ 85346, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oasis Hotel Site (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Tyson's Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Hi Jolly (approx. one mile away); The Last Camp of Hi Jolly (approx. one mile away); Quinn Pass (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tyson's Well Stage Station Museum. (Submitted on April 11, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
 
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Tyson's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
2. Tyson's Well Marker
The Well image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
3. The Well
The Museum image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 15, 2008
4. The Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,485 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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