Near Superior in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Historic Pinal Cemetery
Please be respectful of all pioneers resting here. Leave the cemetery as you found it; don't add or remove anything from the graves, or rearrange rocks that could obscure the true historic pattern of the cemetery and its graves.
This cemetery is located on lands administered by the Tonto National Forest and is protected under the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 which specifically prohibits the removal, damage, alteration or defacement of any archaeological resources located on public lands.
Thank you for your cooperation in helping preserve this part of Arizona's pioneer history.
Erected by the Pioneers' Cemetery Association and True West Preservation Society
Location. 33° 17.328′ N, 111° 8.042′ W. Marker is near Superior, Arizona, in Pinal County. Touch for map. Marker is on an unmarked, primitive and un-maintained dirt road. From the town of Superior, at the intersection of Arizona Highway 177 and US-60, travel 1.8 miles west on US-60, to the unmarked Silver King Mine Road. Turn right and go 0.8 miles north to a 'Y'. Take the left 'Y' on unmarked East Happy Camp Road. Go 0.4 miles northwest to the top of a steep hill. At he top of the hill, turn left and within 100 feet take a slight right on a dirt path. Heading south southwest towards Picked Post Mountain (see photo #11). The Cemetery is 0.7 miles on this dirt path. Marker is in this post office area: Superior AZ 85173, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. What is the Story Behind the Picketpost House? (approx. 1.3 miles away); Picket Post Mountain (approx. 1.3 miles away); US 60 History Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Robert Taylor 'Bob' Jones (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sonora, Arizona (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on April 15, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.