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Near Prescott in Yavapai county, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Simmons, Arizona

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 7, 2010
1. Simmons, Arizona Marker
Inscription. This is the site of ‘the crossing' on the Mojave-Prescott "Hardyville" toll road. The road was authorized by the first territorial legislature and was built by W. H. Hardy, connecting Prescott with Hardyville on the Colorado River.

William John Simmons built a home, bar, hotel, dance hall, post office, store, corrals, blacksmith, and storage buildings here.
 
Erected 1996 by Lost Dutchman Chapter 5917, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 34° 48.911′ N, 112° 37.971′ W. Marker is near Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai county. Marker can be reached from Williamson Valley Road (at milepost 21) near West Mint Wash Pass Road. Touch for map. Marker is in a field about 600 feet west of the pavement under some large trees. However, this area seems to be located within a private property, with NO TRESPASSING signs posted at the highway. Marker is in this post office area: Prescott AZ 86301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Del Rio Springs (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
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Simmons, Arizona Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 7, 2010
2. Simmons, Arizona Marker

 
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Simmons, Arizona Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 7, 2010
3. Simmons, Arizona Marker
Marker is in center of photo by the foundation ruins.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 77 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2014, by Frank Gutierrez of Prescott Valley, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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